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plasmaferesis and pregnancy

Katarzyna Łacka, Adam Czyzyk
Thyrotoxic crisis during pregnancy is a rare condition, but because of the danger it poses for the mother and fetus, every physician should be able to diagnose and treat it. When not recognized or incorrect treated hyperthyroidism, which is not easy to diagnose during pregnancy, is usually the basis for thyrotoxic storm. Serious conditions such as Graves' disease or multinodular goiter have to be distinguished from transient hyperthyroidism. Symptoms, such as: heat intolerance, hyperexia, emesis, tachycardia, increased pulse pressure and emotional liability should be considered cautiously because they are characteristic both for hyperthyroidism and for pregnancy...
June 2009: Polski Merkuriusz Lekarski: Organ Polskiego Towarzystwa Lekarskiego
Jesús Carlos Briones-Garduño, Manuel Díaz de León-Ponce, Ernesto Barrios-Prieto, José Daniel Salazar-Exaire
BACKGROUND: Antiphospholipid antibodies are associated with thrombocytopenia and fetal loss, and have been reported elevated in patients with preeclampsia-eclampsia. Site: Preeclampsia-Eclampsia Research Unit, Instituto Materno Infantil del Estado de Mexico, Toluca, Mexico and the Specialty Hospital Research Unit, La Raza Medical Center, Mexico City, Mexico. OBJECTIVE: To determine the presence of anticardiolipin antibodies (IgG-IgM) as markers of acute endothelial damage in patients with preeclampsia...
November 2003: Cirugia y Cirujanos
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