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Ilknur Adanir, Ozgur Ozyuncu, Ayse Filiz Gokmen Karasu, Lutfu S Onderoglu
INTRODUCTION: The aim of our study is to determine prevalence and clinical significance of the presence of amniotic fluid "sludge" among asymptomatic patients at high-risk for spontaneous preterm delivery, prospectively. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In our study, 99 patients at high risk for spontaneous preterm delivery were evaluated for the presence of amniotic fluid sludge with transvaginal ultrasonography at 20-22, 26-28, and 32-34 gestational weeks, prospectively; between August 2009 and October 2010 in Hacettepe University Hospital...
January 2018: Journal of Maternal-fetal & Neonatal Medicine
Norma Guerra-Hernández, Mario Matos-Martínez, Karen Verónica Ordaz-López, María Dolores Camargo-Muñiz, Mara Medeiros, Laura Escobar-Pérez
INTRODUCTION: Renal tubular acidosis (RTA) is a rare disease characterized by a normal serum anion gap, sustained metabolic acidosis, low concentration of plasma bicarbonate, variable hyperchloremia and hypokalemia and conserved glomerular filtration rate. RTA is developed during the first year of life and produces failure to thrive and anorexia. Primary distal RTA (type 1) is a renal syndrome with a reduced ability to excrete the acid load through the collecting ducts and impairment to concentrate the urine causing polyuria and dehydration...
September 2014: Revista de Investigación Clínica; Organo del Hospital de Enfermedades de la Nutrición
J Morcillo, J C de Agustín, M Fernández-Hurtado
INTRODUCTION: After the diagnosis and treatment by EXIT procedure of a case of epignathus in our centre, we have reviewed the management of this condition. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Systematic review of the bibliography in Medline and our case experience. Search terms: "oral teraoma" OR Epignathus; Limits for age (Newborn) and languages (English, Spanish, Italian and portugese) (57 articles) and without limits (121). We select articles cases reports about oropharyngeal teratomas including diagnosis and/or treatment, specially those with polyhidramnios and/or respiratoy distress at birth...
April 2009: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
Leonardo Ramírez Arreola, Leyza Angélica Nieto Galicia, Elibelleth Gómez García, Jorge Alejandro Cerda López
It is presented a clinical case of a pregnant patient, who attended to the hospital's emergency service because of the presence of transvaginal liquid. A polyhidramnios was diagnosed, due to a placental chorioangioma (of approximately 7 cm), which was confirmed by hystopatological examination, reporting placental chorioangioma with its three histological types: cellular, angioblastic and degenerative. The case and its complications, such as polyhidramnios, membranes rupture and preterm labor, are analized. Existing literature is reviewed...
February 2007: Ginecología y Obstetricia de México
S Domizio, A Romanelli, P Brindisino, C Puglielli, E Conte, R Domizio, M C Sgarrella, G Sabatino
We report a case of a newborn with Glutaric aciduria type II. Pregnancy was complicated by polyhidramnios and fetal bradycardia. Cardiomegaly was detected by fetal echocardiography. The baby was admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Chieti with respiratory distress syndrome immediately after delivery. He showed head and neck edema, micrognathia, paucity of movement, pronounced hypotonia, bilateral cryptorchidism, micropenis, small hands, skin hyperelasticity and joint hypermobility. Serum and urine analysis showed a fatty acid beta-oxidation disorder...
October 2005: International Journal of Immunopathology and Pharmacology
F A Soares, S E Fischer, M A Reis, E G Soares
A case of massive intracranial immature teratoma in a female stillborn is reported. She was the product of the second pregnancy of a 25-year-old healthy woman. The pregnancy was unremarkable until the 25th week of gestation when the mother noticed a rapid enlargement of her abdomen and intense pelvic pain. Because of the pain, a cesarean section was indicated, and a stillborn weighing 2750g with macrocephaly was delivered. The cranial contents weighed 1350g and showed a huge tumoral mass with only a rim of normal brain...
June 1996: Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria
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