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Subchorionic hematoma: a review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8437776     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A review of the English literature on subchorionic hematoma (SCH) is presented. Fourteen studies are reviewed. The incidence of SCH varied greatly among studies from 4 to 48 per cent. Small SCH tend to be more common in the first trimester and appear to pose no added risk to the ongoing pregnancy. Conversely, SCH in the second trimester often are larger and may be associated with an increased risk of preterm delivery. The etiology of these hematomas remains unclear. Pathological changes that might contribute to their formation are reviewed. Larger studies with controls, including data on the incidence of SCH in a population of normal obstetric patients are needed.
M Pearlstone; L Baxi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0029-7828     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  1993 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-25     Completed Date:  1993-03-25     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Sloane Hospital for Women, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Diseases / epidemiology*,  etiology
Hematoma / epidemiology*,  etiology
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Risk Factors

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