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macroscopic hematuria in gestation

Mathieu Bettez, Michel Carmel, Rabbia Temmar, Anne-Marie Côté, Nadine Sauvé, Jamil Asselah, Robert Sabbagh
BACKGROUND: Renal cell carcinoma (RCC) during pregnancy is rare. Volume doubling time for RCC is estimated to be 72 weeks. CASE: A 28-year-old woman was assessed for macroscopic hematuria at 21 weeks' gestation. A renal ultrasound revealed a 3.4 cm right renal mass. After MRI, the most likely diagnosis seemed to be angiomyolipoma. The patient opted for conservative management, and the pregnancy continued to almost 36 weeks, at which time the mass had tripled in size...
March 2011: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Canada: JOGC, Journal D'obstétrique et Gynécologie du Canada: JOGC
Ignacio Zapardiel, Luis Sanfrutos, Tirso Perez-Medina, Verónica Godoy-Tundidor, Jesús Delafuente-Valero, Vanna Zanagnolo
BACKGROUND: The Nutcracker syndrome (mesoaortic compression of the left renal vein) is a rare condition which causes macroscopic hematuria and colic pain. METHODS: We have carried out a search in Medline database of the current trends in the management of this rare syndrome during pregnancy. RESULTS: We found four reports on diagnosis of the syndrome during pregnancy but there is no published articles concerning the management of pregnancy after diagnosis of a Nutcracker syndrome treated with a vascular stent...
July 2010: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Enrique Reyes Muñoz, Nayeli Martínez Huerta, Francisco Ibargüengoitia Ochoa, Samuel Vargas Trujillo, Víctor Vidal González
BACKGROUND: Pregnant patients have five-fold venous thrombosis than no pregnant, and its therapy is mainly with non-fractioned and low molecular weight heparin. OBJECTIVE: To know clinical characteristics, treatment and perinatal results of deep venous thrombosis associated to pregnancy at Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Review of the files of patients with diagnosis, prenatal control, and resolution of deep venous thrombosis at Instituto Nacional de Perinatologia...
May 2008: Ginecología y Obstetricia de México
Wachira Kochakarn, Krisada Ratana-Olarn, Vira Viseshsindh, Verasing Muangman
OBJECTIVE: To review our experiences with diagnosis and management of symptomatic ureteral calculi complicating pregnancy. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Medical records of all pregnant patients documented with symptomatic ureteral calculi treated at the Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Ramathibodi Hospital from 1990 to 2000 were reviewed. Presenting symptoms, diagnostic studies and management of ureteral stone were evaluated. RESULTS: Twenty patients were found in this study with the mean age of 27...
April 2002: Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand, Chotmaihet Thangphaet
T Zajaczkowski, W Straube, W Kissler, T Schumacher, R P de Dycker
Two cases of spontaneous rupture of the kidney are reported and the literature is reviewed. The clinical and pathological features of this uncommon disease and its treatment are discussed. In the first case the cause of retroperitoneal bleeding was a renal carcinoma, while in the second it was the result of renal metastases from gestational trophoblastic disease. The most common symptoms are an acute onset of flank or abdominal pain, macroscopic hematuria and a drop in the hemoglobin level. Resistance or a mass can be palpated...
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