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Myocardial Infarction in a newborn from a diabetic mother.
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PMID:  20519051     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We extracted L., the newborn of a diabetic mother, for antenatal diagnostic of myocardial hypertrophy and anomaly of foetal heart rate. Post-natal echocardiography showed severe septal myocardial hypertrophy with latero-basal myocardial akinesia. We did not observe a Doppler gradient through the left ventricular outflow. Selective coronary angiography showed an occlusion of the circumflex artery. Myocardial hypertrophy is a classic complication in newborns of diabetic mothers. The mother's diabetes and neonatal infarction remain an exceptional association. We discuss a different hypothesis to explain coronary occlusion and how myocardial infarction avoided septal obstruction.
Authors:
Julie Abbal; Soizic Paranon; Gilles Brierre; Yves Dulac; Charlotte Casper; Philippe Acar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-06-02
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in the young     Volume:  20     ISSN:  1467-1107     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Young     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-25     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200019     Medline TA:  Cardiol Young     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  451-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Pediatric Cardiology, Children Hospital Toulouse, France.
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