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Neonatal myocardial infarction due to thrombotic occlusion.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16581610     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Neonatal myocardial infarction is rare and its prognosis is poor. We describe the clinical course and autopsy findings of a newborn female with myocardial infarction. Her clinical course was rapidly progressive, becoming fatal before we could detect the cause. Autopsy demonstrated significant occlusion of the left coronary artery as well as evidence of new infarction, suggesting that the event occurred at birth. This case illustrates myocardial infarction as a possible cause of early neonatal death.
Makoto Takeuchi; Tomoko Suzuki; Masahiro Nakayama; Manabu Kenmochi; Hiroyuki Kitajima
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  19     ISSN:  1476-7058     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2006 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-04-03     Completed Date:  2008-01-18     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pathology, Osaka Medical Center and Research Institute for Maternal and Child Health, Izumi, Osaka, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Coronary Thrombosis / complications*
Fatal Outcome
Infant, Newborn
Myocardial Infarction / etiology*,  pathology*
Persistent Fetal Circulation Syndrome / complications

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