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Disease Embolism, Amniotic Fluid

Name Embolism, Amniotic Fluid
Synonyms Amniotic Fluid Embolism | Amniotic Fluid Embolisms | Embolisms, Amniotic Fluid
Definition Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
Categories Cardiovascular disease | Pregnancy complication
MeSH® ID D004619

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1. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Embolism, Amniotic Fluid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications, Cardiovascular Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Embolism, Amniotic Fluid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
3. DiseasesCardiovascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Vascular Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism and Thrombosis Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Embolism, Amniotic Fluid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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