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Acute herpes hepatitis in pregnancy.

Abstract:

A 36 year old primigravid woman presented with a "flu-like" illness and premature labour, followed by severe pneumonitis and hepatitis in the late second trimester of pregnancy. Progressive deterioration obliged an elective delivery of twins, stillborn at 25 weeks of gestation. Herpes virus isolated from one placenta, but not from any fetal tissue, was the only indication of a systemic herpes simplex infection in which there were no mucocutaneous lesions seen before or during the illness. The...

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10.1136/jcp.46.10.968

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group
Journal:
Journal of clinical pathology
Volume:
46
Issue:
10
Pages:
968-971
Publication date:
1993-10-05
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EISSN:
1472-4146
ISSN:
0021-9746
URN:
uuid:10d9d707-e8f6-41ad-9c68-d498884e46a9
Source identifiers:
196471
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pubs:196471

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