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Pregnancy and Kawasaki disease

Lookup NU author(s): Dr David Hughes, Dr Philip Adams


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The management of a pregnant mother at 20 weeks' gestation presenting with ventricular fibrillation and her subsequent elective caesarean section at 38 weeks' gestation are described. Investigation showed the presence of coronary artery aneurysms due to Kawasaki disease. The pregnancy was further complicated by placenta praevia (grade IV). (C) 2000 Harcourt Publishers Ltd.

Publication metadata

Author(s): McAndrew P, Hughes D, Adams P

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia

Year: 2000

Volume: 9

Issue: 4

Pages: 279-281

ISSN (print): 0959-289X

ISSN (electronic): 1532-3374

Publisher: Churchill Livingstone


DOI: 10.1054/ijoa.2000.0723


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