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Partial mole with fetal triploidy as a cause for imminent HELLP-syndrome at 16 weeks of gestation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18648829     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A woman at 16 weeks of gestation was admitted to our perinatal center with unspecific abdominal pain. The results from blood samples 12 h after admission revealed a fulminant HELLP-syndrome. After starting i.v. corticosteroid therapy, the woman recovered quickly. CVS was performed because of abnormal findings by ultrasound and a fetal triploidy (69, XXX) was diagnosed. Pregnancy was terminated and histopathological examination of the placental tissue confirmed a partial mole.
Andreas Falkert; Akguen Yildiz; Birgit Seelbach-Goebel
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2008-07-22
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  279     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  Arch. Gynecol. Obstet.     Publication Date:  2009 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-01-26     Completed Date:  2009-04-17     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  423-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Regensburg, Frauenklinik St. Hedwig, Steinmetzstrasse 1-3, 93049 Regensburg, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Induced
Fatal Outcome
HELLP Syndrome / pathology*,  therapy,  ultrasonography
Hydatidiform Mole / genetics*,  pathology,  ultrasonography

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