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Persistent subchorionic hematoma with clinical symptoms until delivery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9856317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: This study was performed retrospectively to clarify the clinical features of persistent subchorionic hematoma with clinical symptoms until delivery. METHODS: We studied all the 22 cases of persistent subchorionic hematoma with symptoms until delivery from 4763 singleton pregnant women delivered in our hospital from 1985 to 1996 inclusive to investigate their clinical course and pregnancy outcome. RESULTS: The initial symptom of subchorionic hematoma was vaginal bleeding and/or uterine contractions. The onset of the symptoms showed two peaks at 9-11 and 30-31 weeks of gestation. The pregnancy outcome was spontaneous abortion in three cases (13.6%), premature labor in 17 cases (77.3%) or full-term delivery in two cases (9.1%). Tocolysis was needed in 17 of the 22 cases (77.3%), of which 16 cases failed to prevent premature delivery. CONCLUSION: Persistent subchorionic hematoma with clinical symptoms until delivery is likely to result in abortion or premature labor, because that may be thought to be a severe type.
Authors:
H Seki; K Kuromaki; S Takeda; K Kinoshita
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1998 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-03-10     Completed Date:  1999-03-10     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Saitama Medical Center, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Spontaneous / epidemiology,  etiology
Adolescent
Adult
Chorioamnionitis / epidemiology,  etiology
Delivery, Obstetric / methods
Female
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture / epidemiology,  etiology
Hematoma / complications,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Incidence
Medical Records
Obstetric Labor, Premature / epidemiology,  etiology
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / therapy,  ultrasonography*
Pregnancy Outcome
Retrospective Studies
Tocolytic Agents / therapeutic use
Uterine Contraction
Uterine Hemorrhage / complications,  therapy,  ultrasonography*
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tocolytic Agents

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