amnionitis


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amnionitis

 [am″ne-o-ni´tis]
inflammation of the amnion, a manifestation of an intrauterine infection, often associated with prolonged membrane rupture and long labor.

am·ni·o·ni·tis

(am'nē-ō-nī'tis),
Inflammation resulting from infection of the amniotic sac, which, in turn, often results from premature rupture of the membranes (a condition often associated with neonatal infection).
[amnion + G. -itis, inflammation]

am·ni·o·ni·tis

(am'nē-ō-nī'tis)
Inflammation resulting from infection of the amnion, which, in turn, usually results from premature rupture of the membranes (a condition often associated with neonatal infection).
[amnion + G. -itis, inflammation]
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Microbial flora (predominant) of placenta in case of amnionitis and placentitis.
El uso de antibioticos profilacticos prolonga la duracion del embarazo en mas de una semana (OR 2.52; IC 95% 1.92-3.30); disminuye el riesgo de amnionitis (OR 0.6; IC 95% 0.47-0.78), sepsis neonatal (OR 0.47; IC 95% 0.33-0.67), sindrome de dificultad respiratoria (OR 0.76; IC 95% 0.60-0.96) y de hemorragia intraventricular del recien nacido (OR 0.70; IC 95% 0.52-0.95), sin aumentar el riesgo de cesarea (OR 1.00; IC 95% 0.78-1.28) o de enterocolitis necrotizante (OR 1.28; IC 95% 0.84-1.98).
Amnionitis and life-threatening respiratory distress after percutaneous umbilical blood sampling.
Other variables with large effects (greater than 15 percentage points) in one or more of the major clinical categories include fetal conditions (polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios or Rh-sensitization), prepregnancy diabetes, active herpes, placental or cord problems, and amnionitis. These variables are rare, but are strong indicators for cesarean.
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. Development of endocarditis results in a mortality rate of up to 50% (5).
The most common condition was obstetric trauma such as a third- or fourth-degree laceration or hematoma (10.6%), followed by infections such as amnionitis (8.4%).
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.
Existen ciertas infecciones genitales de importancia perinatal en las cuales puede diseminarse mas facilmente la patologia durante el embarazo, como ocurre con la blenorragia con un mayor riesgo para amnionitis, ruptura prematura de membranas y parto prematuro o pueden haber entidades como los condilomas acuminados que pueden crecer rapidamente durante la gestacion e incluso obstruir el canal del parto.
Pathologic evaluation of the placenta showed meconium staining, minimal amnionitis, and one small infarct.
post-partum, h/o chorionic amnionitis, PROM >18 hrs., PIH, HIV not on ART, high risk for chlamydia and gonorrhoea, known PID, known pelvic TB, heart disease patients, clients who did not consent for PPIUCD.