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Transient ischemic attack: a complication of mitral valve prolapse in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3374915     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of transient ischemic attack presumably due to cardiogenic thromboembolism during pregnancy is described in a 32-year-old woman. The patient had documented mitral valve prolapse which was uncomplicated until this episode. This is the first report in the literature of such a complication during pregnancy. The clinical management is described.
R Artal; J S Greenspoon; S Rutherford
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1988 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1988-06-27     Completed Date:  1988-06-27     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1028-30     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles.
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MeSH Terms
Ischemic Attack, Transient / etiology*
Mitral Valve Prolapse / complications*
Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular*
Comment In:
Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Feb;73(2):297-8   [PMID:  2521381 ]

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