amnionitis


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Related to amnionitis: endometritis, chorioamnionitis

amnionitis

[‚am·nē·ō′nīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the amnion resulting from infection.
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Microbial flora (predominant) of placenta in case of amnionitis and placentitis.
Las principales complicaciones maternas son la amnionitis, la cual se presenta entre el 13-60%, y el abruptio de placenta, entre el 4-12%.
Procedures disturbing the integrity of the uterine contents, such as amniocentesis (2), cervical cerclage (3), transcervical chorionic villus sampling (4), or percutaneous blood sampling (2, 5), can permit entry of skin or vaginal organisms, causing amnionitis and secondary fetal infection.
One patient was a pregnant woman who developed amnionitis and septic shock and had to undergo an emergency cesarean section.
So we did not use amnionitis or gestational age as a predictor for mothers with prior cesareans or breech infants: amnionitis is very rare in elective cesareans (0.
A study of the biophysical profile (BPP) in PROM showed that a healthy fetus will have a normal BPP despite PROM, and that a decreased score on a BPP is associated with increased likelihood of impending amnionitis.
post-partum, h/o chorionic amnionitis, PROM >18 hrs.
La corioamnionitis es una infeccion del liquido amniotico y las membranas que lo contienen; tambien se denomina infeccion intraamniotica o amnionitis y puede ir acompanada de una ruptura prematura de membranas o con el saco amniotico completo.
Complications of rat-bite fever include destructive joint disease, pericarditis, endocarditis, abscesses, pneumonia, parotitis, pancreatitis, and, rarely, meningitis and amnionitis.
Risk factors have been identified that increase the loss of blood after abdominal delivery and include general anesthesia, Hispanic/North American ancestry, preeclampsia, amnionitis, prolonged first stage of labor, prolonged second stage of labor, macrosomia, a history of postpartum hemorrhage, and the method of placental removal at cesarean delivery.
PCT response was independently associated at birth with clinical amnionitis, at 24 h with delivery room intubation, and at both 24 and 48 h of age with preeclampsia.