Amniotic fluid embolism: Then and now.

  title={Amniotic fluid embolism: Then and now.},
  author={Ana Filipa Rafael and Michael D Benson},
  journal={Obstetric medicine},
  volume={7 1},
BACKGROUND The first case report to describe amniotic fluid embolism that appeared in 1926 in Basil-Medico is translated from Portuguese to English. CASE A patient with a dead fetus for several weeks, presented in labor and died suddenly with fetal squames evident in the maternal pulmonary vasculature at autopsy. CONCLUSION As can be seen from the… CONTINUE READING