May-Hegglin anomaly and pregnancy

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A hypertensive patients with thrombocytopenia is reported who had two pregnancies complicated by preeclampsia and cesarean deliveries without hemorrhage. During her first pregnancy corticosteroids were given for presumed autoimmune thrombocytopenia. Thereafter she was splenectomised. Ten years later May-Hegglin anomaly and renal failure were diagnosed. One of her children had easy bruising. Copyright (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ireland Ltd.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)229-231
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1999



  • May-Hegglin anomaly
  • Pregnancy
  • Thrombocytopenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Reproductive Medicine
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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