Document Detail


A case of pregnancy associated hypereosinophilia with hyperpermeability symptoms.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16508324     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Hypereosinophilia commonly reflects an allergic, infectious, or neoplastic disease, and is a rare complication during pregnancy. CASE: A 27-year-old pregnant woman was referred to our hospital due to dyspnea at 10 weeks' gestation. Ultrasound examination showed the presence of pericardial effusion, pleural effusion, and ascites. Fluid transfusion, diuretic administration, and oxygen supplementation gradually improved the symptoms. Thereafter, the blood eosinophil count increased acutely and the fetus died. Following cessation of pregnancy the blood eosinophil count gradually decreased. Laboratory examinations did not assist the diagnosis of eosinophilia. CONCLUSION: This is the first case of hypereosinophilia associated with the life-threatening hyperpermeability symptoms, i.e., pericardial effusion, pleural effusion, and ascites, during early pregnancy.
Authors:
Maki Ogasa; Yasuhiko Nakamura; Hiromi Sanai; Kazuyuki Ueda
Related Documents :
16900344 - Rh alloimmunization: doppler or amniotic fluid analysis in the prediction of fetal anemia?
2301494 - Chronic, massive fetomaternal hemorrhage treated with repeated fetal intravascular tran...
3428714 - Congenital hypofibrinogenemia and pregnancy, obstetric and hematological management.
24192614 - Prediction of preeclampsia by uterine artery doppler at 20-24 weeks' gestation.
1965644 - Serum angiotensin-converting enzyme activity in pre-eclamptic pregnancy: evidence for a...
12751034 - Burden of malaria during pregnancy in areas of stable and unstable transmission in ethi...
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2006-02-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Gynecologic and obstetric investigation     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0378-7346     ISO Abbreviation:  Gynecol. Obstet. Invest.     Publication Date:  2006  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-03     Completed Date:  2006-12-13     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7900587     Medline TA:  Gynecol Obstet Invest     Country:  Switzerland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  14-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
2006 S. Karger AG, Basel
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yamaguchi Grand Medical Center, Yamaguchi, Japan.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Ascites / pathology*
Diuretics / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Female
Fetal Death
Humans
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome / complications*,  pathology,  therapy
Oxygen / administration & dosage
Pericardial Effusion / pathology*
Pleural Effusion / pathology*
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications / pathology*
Pregnancy Trimester, First
Steroids / administration & dosage,  therapeutic use
Treatment Outcome
Uterus / surgery
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Diuretics; 0/Steroids; 7782-44-7/Oxygen

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine


Previous Document:  No compensatory upregulation of placental dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolase activity in preecl...
Next Document:  Cognitive outcome in adult women affected by congenital adrenal hyperplasia due to 21-hydroxylase de...