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Transient renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11110342     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Renal tubular acidosis in pregnancy is a very rare disorder. Most cases are either inherited or secondary to maternal disease or ingestion of toxic chemicals. We report a 22-year-old woman, previously healthy, who presented at 27 weeks of gestation with preterm labor. Investigation revealed renal tubular acidosis with no obvious etiology. Labor was stopped with various tocolytic drugs and her electrolyte imbalance was corrected. She was delivered at 36 weeks, by cesarean for a nonreassuring fetal heart tracing, of an appropriate-for-gestational-age infant weighing 2905 g. Evaluation 3 and 6 months postpartum revealed gradual, but complete resolution of the acidosis and electrolyte abnormality. The infant is now 7 months old, is growing normally with normal electrolytes, and with no evidence of acidosis.
Authors:
M Seoud; A Adra; A Khalil; R Skaff; I Usta; I Salti
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  17     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2000  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-26     Completed Date:  2001-03-15     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  249-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, American University of Beirut Medical Center, Lebanon.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Acidosis, Renal Tubular* / diagnosis
Adult
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Obstetric Labor, Premature / etiology,  therapy
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications* / diagnosis
Remission, Spontaneous

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