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Successful pregnancy in untreated limited Wegener's granulomatosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16570714     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A thirty four year old female presented with upper and lower respiratory symptoms in the third trimester of pregnancy. After the delivery of a healthy baby, the symptoms progressed to involve multiple organ systems and eventually a diagnosis of limited Wegener's Granulomatosis (Carrington-Liebow syndrome) was made. The extremely rare combination of WG and pregnancy, especially the onset of disease in late pregnancy is discussed. The successful outcome of pregnancy even without treatment of WG is the highlight of the case.
Authors:
V Sahni; S K Agarwal; N P Singh; S Sikdar; A Yadav; A Wadhwa; G Aggarwal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Medical journal of Malaysia     Volume:  60     ISSN:  0300-5283     ISO Abbreviation:  Med. J. Malaysia     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-03-30     Completed Date:  2006-05-22     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0361547     Medline TA:  Med J Malaysia     Country:  Malaysia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  492-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Maulana Azad Medical College and Associated Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi-110002, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Disease Progression
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Syndrome
Wegener Granulomatosis / diagnosis*,  physiopathology

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