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629 Possible Causes for Amnionitis

  • Urinary Tract Infection

    ASB predisposes to preterm labor, intrauterine growth retardation, low-birth-weight infants, anemia, amnionitis, and hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    GBS disease spectrum and Co-morbidities GBS is a frequent cause of puerperal infections including pneumonia, sepsis, meningitis, amnionitis and endometritis.[intechopen.com] Pregnancy-related infections: sepsis, amnionitis, urinary tract infection , and stillbirth. The rate of serious group B strep disease increases with age.[phagetherapycenter.com] GBS UTI may also contribute to chorioamnionitis ( Anderson et al., 2007 ), premature onset of labour ( Moller et al., 1984 ), and an increased risk of vertical transmission[intechopen.com]

  • Chorioamnionitis

    Western blotting and immunohistochemical data established that occludin expression was decreased in amnion with chorioamnionitis compared to amnion from idiopathic pregnancies[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Gal-3 mRNA and protein expression in amnion and its changes during histological chorioamnionitis were studied here.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] i.e., chorionic plate, amnion and chorio-decidua).[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Abruptio Placentae

    A portion of the amnion and chorion attach... FIG. 20.6.[5minuteconsult.com] […] membranes, incidence of intrapartum fetal distress, and low 5-minute Apgar scores ( 6), latency-to-delivery interval, gestational age and weight at delivery, and incidence of amnionitis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] (an infection of the two membranes of the placenta – the chorion and the amnion – and the amniotic fluid) Abnormal uterine blood vessels Previous placental abruption Mother[abclawcenters.com]

  • Listeriosis

    A multi-province outbreak of listeriosis occurred in Canada from June to November 2008. Fifty-seven persons were infected with 1 of 3 similar outbreak strains defined by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis, and 24 (42%) individuals died. Forty-one (72%) of 57 individuals were residents of long-term care facilities or[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Retained Placental Fragment

    If there is a slight acute villitis in association with a severe acute chorioamnionitis, then this suggests that the fetus is septicemic from septic amnionic fluid.[palpath.com] Webs of amnion at the base of the cord may compromise circulation to the fetus.[aafp.org] 656.7 displacement uterus NEC 654.4 disproportion NEC 653.9 disruptio uteri - see Delivery, complicated, rupture, uterus distress double uterus (congenital) 654.0 dropsy amnion[icd9data.com]

  • Placental Infarction

    Amniotic band syndrome Chorioamnionitis Chorionic hematoma Monoamniotic twins Premature rupture of membranes Obstetrical bleeding Antepartum placenta Circumvallate placenta[en.wikipedia.org] If there is a slight acute villitis in association with a severe acute chorioamnionitis, then this suggests that the fetus is septicemic from septic amnionic fluid.[palpath.com] Webs of amnion at the base of the cord may compromise circulation to the fetus.[aafp.org]

  • Multiple Birth

    […] sharing chorions but not amnions.[pregnancy.sogc.org] Embryo splits at 4-7 days: single placenta, one chorion, two amnions.[patient.info] If they share the same amnion as well then the risk of complications is much greater.[pregnancy.sogc.org]

  • Troglitazone

    1851 , 1123 (2015), Application(s): Cell Culture, Abstract ; 15-Deoxy-{delta}12,14-prostaglandin j2 inhibits interleukin-1{beta}-induced nuclear factor-{kappa}b in human amnion[enzolifesciences.com]

  • Small Pelvic Inlet

    APPENDIx Sudden Death in the Puerperal State 380 241 381 B Pathological Anatomy of Puerperal Fever 387 Häufige Begriffe und Wortgruppen abdominal walls abortion abscess amnion[books.google.de] At approximately this time, however, the ratio of amnionic fluid volume to fetal mass becomes altered by relative diminution of amnionic fluid and by increasing fetal size[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua] Until about 32 weeks, the amnionic cavity is large compared with the fetal mass, and there is no crowding of the fetus by the uterine walls.[intranet.tdmu.edu.ua]

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