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Successful pregnancy in a Churg-Strauss syndrome patient with a history of intrauterine fetal death.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7549510     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Allergic granulomatosis and angiitis was first reported as a disease entity separate from polyarteritis nodosa in 1951 by Churg and Strauss. It is characterized by bronchial asthma, eosinophilia, and vasculitis and is especially rare in women of reproductive age, though, when present, may be associated with fetal mortality in pregnancy. We report a successful pregnancy in a patient who previously experienced intrauterine fetal death at 30 weeks of gestation.
Authors:
M Ogasawara; S Kajiura; H Inagaki; H Sasa; K Aoki; Y Yagami
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International archives of allergy and immunology     Volume:  108     ISSN:  1018-2438     ISO Abbreviation:  Int. Arch. Allergy Immunol.     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1995-10-31     Completed Date:  1995-10-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9211652     Medline TA:  Int Arch Allergy Immunol     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  200-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nagoya City University Medical School, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Asthma / complications
Churg-Strauss Syndrome / complications*
Female
Fetal Death
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular / immunology*

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