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Amniotic fluid embolism: Case report [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2009; 24(3): 145-148

Amniotic fluid embolism: Case report

Şenol Şentürk1, Mustafa Kara2
1SB Rize Education and Research Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rize
2SB Agri Maternity and Child Health Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Agri

Amniotic fluid embolism is a clinical pathology which is rare and maternal mortality is high. A case of 23 year-old ASE was presented in this case report. At the patient who doesn’t have any risk factor and has been made caesarean section because of the bad obstetric history, suddenly dyspnea, cyanosis, blood loss and unexplained hypotension occurred after the thirty minutes,postoperatively. The respiration and circulation was supported with urgent resuscitation, then the patient was taken intensive care, monitorized and coagulopathy treatment was performed. The diagnosis of the ASE was made with the clinical and laboratory symptoms. We aimed to discuss the epidemiology, clinical findings, pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnosis, differential diagnosis and treatment of the ASE with this case.

Keywords: Amniotic fluid embolism, cesarean section, emboly

Amniyotik sıvı embolisi

Şenol Şentürk1, Mustafa Kara2
1SB Rize Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Kliniği, Rize
2SB Ağrı Kadın Doğum ve Çocuk Hastalıkları Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Kliniği, Ağrı

Anahtar Kelimeler: Amniyotik sıvı embolisi, sezaryen, emboli

Şenol Şentürk, Mustafa Kara. Amniotic fluid embolism: Case report. Medeniyet Med J. 2009; 24(3): 145-148

Corresponding Author: Şenol Şentürk, Türkiye

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