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Successful outcome of pregnancy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
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PMID:  12583483     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is typically seen in older individuals. Occurrence of pregnancy in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis is uncommon and ends with abortion in case it happens. Here we report a case of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis presenting at 38 weeks of pregnancy who successfully delivered a male child without any significant complications. The disease was active at presentation and early postpartum period.
C P Sharma; A N Aggarwal; K Vashisht; S K Jindal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Association of Physicians of India     Volume:  50     ISSN:  0004-5772     ISO Abbreviation:  J Assoc Physicians India     Publication Date:  2002 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-02-13     Completed Date:  2003-06-10     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505585     Medline TA:  J Assoc Physicians India     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1446-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Anoxia / etiology
Prednisolone / therapeutic use
Pregnancy Complications / drug therapy,  radiography*
Pregnancy Outcome
Pulmonary Fibrosis / complications,  drug therapy,  radiography*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed / methods
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