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Massive subchorionic hematoma: peculiar prenatal images and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15608455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Massive subchorionic hematoma is a localized collection of blood or hematoma in the placenta, and can result in serious obstetrical complications. The condition can be diagnosed antenatally by ultrasound. However, no reports have previously described the same condition featuring an intraplacental fluid-fluid level on imaging studies. We report a case of massive subchorionic hematoma diagnosed prenatally, and propose an additional peculiar finding detectable on both the ultrasound and magnetic resonance images: the intraplacental fluid-fluid level. We also review previously reported cases that were detected by ultrasonography.
Koji Nishijima; Ken-Ichi Shukunami; Hideaki Tsuyoshi; Makoto Orisaka; Kimihisa Tajima; Tetsuji Kurokawa; Yoshio Yoshida; Fumikazu Kotsuji
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal diagnosis and therapy     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1015-3837     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal. Diagn. Ther.     Publication Date:    2005 Jan-Feb
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-12-20     Completed Date:  2005-04-21     Revised Date:  2006-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107463     Medline TA:  Fetal Diagn Ther     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  23-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Fukui Medical University, Yoshida-Gun, Fukui, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Hematoma / diagnosis*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging*
Placenta / blood supply*,  pathology
Prenatal Diagnosis*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*
Comment In:
Fetal Diagn Ther. 2006;21(4):400   [PMID:  16757920 ]

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