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An unusual form of Mirror Syndrome: a case report.
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PMID:  22957971     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Abstract Mirror syndrome is a triad consisting of fetal hydrops, maternal edema and placentomegaly. Its pathogenesis is unclear and it is frequently mistaken for preeclampsia, even though distinguishing features can be identified. It is associated with an increase in fetal mortality and maternal morbility. We report an uncommon case of mirror syndrome, which appeared late in pregnancy (38 weeks) in a young nulliparous and characterized by sudden and massive vulvar edema, with placentomegaly and hydramnios but without fetal hydrops.
Authors:
Annamaria Giacobbe; Roberta Grasso; Interdonato Maria Lieta; Laganà Antonio Simone; Giacobbe Valentina; Onofrio Triolo; Alfredo Mancuso
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-9-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1476-4954     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Matern. Fetal. Neonatal. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-9-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101136916     Medline TA:  J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Gynecological, Obstetrical Sciences and Reproductive Medicine, UniversityHospital, via Consolare Valeria 1, 98125 Messina-Italy.
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