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Sexually transmitted diseases during pregnancy: a synthesis of particularities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21308300     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have a significant prevalence in both the general population and pregnant women. Accordingly, we consider the physiological changes of the maternal organism that can alter the clinical course of these diseases. In addition, obstetric and neonatal complications may occur, resulting in increased maternal and infant morbidity and mortality. We explore features of the natural course and treatment during pregnancy of the major STDs: soft chancre, donovanosis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, viral hepatitis, genital herpes, human papillomavirus (HPV) infection, lymphogranuloma venereum, syphilis, and vulvovaginitis. We believe that health professionals should pay careful attention to STDs, particularly in relation to early diagnosis and precautions on the use of drugs during pregnancy. Prevention and partner treatment to achieve effective results are also extremely relevant.
Authors:
Mariana Carvalho Costa; Eduardo Bornhausen Demarch; David Rubem Azulay; André Reynaldo Santos Périssé; Maria Fernanda Reis Gavazzoni Dias; José Augusto da Costa Nery
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anais brasileiros de dermatologia     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1806-4841     ISO Abbreviation:  An Bras Dermatol     Publication Date:    2010 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-10     Completed Date:  2011-10-24     Revised Date:  2012-11-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0067662     Medline TA:  An Bras Dermatol     Country:  Brazil    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng; por     Pagination:  767-82; quiz 783-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Institute of Dermatology, Santa Casa da Misericordia do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Infectious* / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  epidemiology
Sexually Transmitted Diseases* / diagnosis,  drug therapy,  epidemiology

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