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Mild and transient neutropenia in an infant of mother with Wegener's granulomatosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17093381     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of a pregnancy occurring in a woman with previously diagnosed Wegener's granulomatosis and the following neonatal follow-up are described. Complete clinical and laboratory disappearance of disease activity was achieved by steroid treatment before pregnancy. The newborn was followed up for 6 months; he always showed normal clinical and laboratory exams, except a mild and transient neutropenia.
A A Zuppa; D De Luca; F Cota; S De Carolis; R Savone; R Manna
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Minerva pediatrica     Volume:  58     ISSN:  0026-4946     ISO Abbreviation:  Minerva Pediatr.     Publication Date:  2006 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-11-09     Completed Date:  2007-03-01     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0400740     Medline TA:  Minerva Pediatr     Country:  Italy    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  579-81     Citation Subset:  IM    
Division of Neonatology, Department of Paediatrics, Sacro Cuore Catholic University, Rome, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Anti-Inflammatory Agents / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Follow-Up Studies
Glucocorticoids / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Infant, Newborn
Leukocyte Count
Methylprednisolone / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Neutropenia / blood,  diagnosis,  etiology*
Pregnancy Complications*
Remission Induction
Time Factors
Treatment Outcome
Wegener Granulomatosis* / drug therapy
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anti-Inflammatory Agents; 0/Glucocorticoids; 83-43-2/Methylprednisolone

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