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BACKGROUND Ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome, not related to ovulation induction, is rare. A MEDLINE search from 1987 to 1997 using the key words "spontaneous ovarian stimulation," "pregnancy," and "hypothyroidism" revealed only five cases: three associated with pregnancies and two with primary hypothyroidism. CASE A 25-year-old white gravida 2, para 1,… (More)
Bartter's syndrome is a rare renal tubular disorder and few cases are reported associated with pregnancy. We describe a case of long standing disease with a good obstetric outcome in which the main concern was to maintain normal potassium serum levels.
A case of Gaucher's disease associated with pregnancy is reported. Although clinical symptoms were not present, portal hypertension was detected by ultrasound in the 13th week of pregnancy. Maternal anemia implied the use of erythropoietin from the 33rd week onwards. Good perinatal and maternal outcomes were achieved and there were no hemorrhagic… (More)