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Massive chronic feto-maternal bleeding associated with placental chorioangiomas.
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PMID:  1258639     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
After pregnancy complicated by polyhydramnios and the antenatal discovery of a very large placenta a newborn infant suffered from anemia, thrombocytopenia and hypoproteinemic edema, and was successfully treated by exchange transfusion. The placenta contained two chorioangiomas and there was diffuse placental hypertrophy with edema and patchy chorioangiomatosis. There was evidence of major chronic feto-maternal bleeding which could be the explanation for most of the hematological and biochemical problems which occurred. The child was developing normally at subsequent follow-up aged 15 weeks.
D G Sims; S L Barron; V Wadehra; H A Ellis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta paediatrica Scandinavica     Volume:  65     ISSN:  0001-656X     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Publication Date:  1976 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1976-05-20     Completed Date:  1976-05-20     Revised Date:  2009-11-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0000211     Medline TA:  Acta Paediatr Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  271-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Anemia / congenital
Edema / congenital
Hemangioma / complications*,  pathology
Infant, Newborn
Placenta* / pathology
Placenta Diseases / complications*,  pathology
Thrombocytopenia / congenital

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