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Prosthetic valve endocarditis in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6524308     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of prosthetic valve endocarditis is described, caused by Streptococcus viridans in the third trimester of pregnancy. During her illness, the patient gave birth to a normal baby in an uncomplicated vaginal delivery. She had recurrent post-partum vaginal bleeding. Aspects relevant to the management of the case are discussed.
J Zimmerman; A Shotan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta obstetricia et gynecologica Scandinavica     Volume:  63     ISSN:  0001-6349     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Publication Date:  1984  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-03-11     Completed Date:  1985-03-11     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370343     Medline TA:  Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand     Country:  SWEDEN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  731-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Endocarditis, Bacterial / etiology*
Heart Valve Prosthesis / adverse effects*
Infant, Newborn
Mitral Valve / surgery
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular*
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious*
Pregnancy Trimester, Third
Streptococcal Infections / etiology*

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