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Pregnancy-associated parvovirus B19 infection causing postinfectious glomerulonephritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20818959     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: Postinfectious glomerulonephritis due to parvovirus B19 during pregnancy is not described in the literature.
OBJECTIVE: A case and renal biopsy of postinfectious glomerulonephritis due to parvovirus B19 during pregnancy is presented.
DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONS: The patient contracted "fifth disease," parvovirus B19, in the 10th week of pregnancy, and 2 weeks later developed hypertension, nephrotic range proteinuria, pleural effusions, and evidence of pure red cell aplasia. Serum parvovirus B19 IgM was positive; a renal biopsy was performed, revealing diffuse proliferative glomerulonephritis with immunofluorescent and electron microscopic changes consistent with postinfectious glomerulonephritis. Renal, hemodynamical, and hematological parameters returned to normal by the 16th week gestation, and the pregnancy proceeded without further complication to the mother, with term delivery of a healthy infant.
Tiina Podymow; Lina Muhtadie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Hypertension in pregnancy     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1525-6065     ISO Abbreviation:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Publication Date:  2010  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-09-27     Completed Date:  2011-01-14     Revised Date:  2014-07-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9421297     Medline TA:  Hypertens Pregnancy     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  429-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Erythema Infectiosum / complications*,  virology
Glomerulonephritis / virology*
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious / virology*

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