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Lithopedion: case report and ultrastructural study of the skeletal muscle.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  658969     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of lithopedion (lythokelyphopedion) is reported in a 69 year old woman who had carried a nearly full term dead fetus for at least 20 years. The fine structure of the skeletal muscle was in an astonishingly good state of preservation with contractile elements and myosin molecules identifiable. The conditions and modifying factors that may play a role in the development of a lithopedion are discussed, and x-ray, histologic, and electron microscopic studies are described.
A Korényi-Both; D A Prágay; G J Alker; V Marco
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Human pathology     Volume:  9     ISSN:  0046-8177     ISO Abbreviation:  Hum. Pathol.     Publication Date:  1978 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-08-14     Completed Date:  1978-08-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421547     Medline TA:  Hum Pathol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  358-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Calcinosis / pathology*
Fetal Death / pathology*
Fetus / ultrastructure
Middle Aged
Muscles / ultrastructure*
Postmortem Changes

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