Investigation Giant Placental Chorioangioma Associated with Neonatal Sepsis-like Disease: A Case Report

Barbosa, Adauto and Menezes, Nei and Volga Haddad, Gesmar and Silami Lopes, Vania (2015) Investigation Giant Placental Chorioangioma Associated with Neonatal Sepsis-like Disease: A Case Report. Iranian Journal of Neonatology IJN, 6 (2). pp. 52-53.

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Abstract

Giant chorioangioma is a placental tumor associated with gestational complications such as preeclampsia, polyhydramnios and hemorrhage. In addition, this tumor might lead to the incidence of non-immune fetal hydrops, heart failure, anemia, thrombocytopenia, weight loss and death among neonates. In this case report, the clinical image of a term newborn (weighing 2800 g) with one-minute Apgar score of 7 was suggestive of sepsis on the second day of birth. Moreover, epistaxis, petechia, anemia, thrombocytopenia, hypothermia, cardiomegaly and hepatosplenomegaly were detected in the neonate, which required blood transfusion and antibiotic therapy. However, in case of chorioangioma in the gestational history, it was possible to detect the motive for a clinical sepsis-like disease. According to the pathophysiological explanation, this tumor functions as a

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WS Pediatrics
Divisions: Journals > Iranian J Neonatology
Depositing User: ijn ijn
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2017 16:04
Last Modified: 23 Sep 2017 16:04
URI: http://eprints.mums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2879

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