8 Possible Causes for Lithopedion in USA

  • Lithopedion

    (MadSci Network) Ernst Bjerke: A pregnancy of 10-years duration Nigerianschoolsonline-Lithopedion … The earliest lithopedion is one found in an archaeological excavation at Bering Sinkhole, on the Edwards Plateau in Kerr County, Texas dated to 1100 BC. … A lithopedion – also spelled lithopaedion or lithopædion – (Ancient Greek: λίθος stone; Ancient Greek: παιδίον small child, infant), or stone baby, is a rare phenomenon which[1]

  • Abdominal Pregnancy

    Lithopedion. … Therapeutic aspects in the management of a lithopedion. … INTRODUCTION Lithopedion ( litho stone; pedion child) is the name given to an extra-uterine pregnancy that evolves to fetal death and calcification.[2]

  • Syphilis

    According to Bruce Rothschild the lesions in the Costebelle case indicate lithopedion. … But Bruce Rothschild, who has examined the Costebelle skeleton, contends that it is not a case of congenital syphilis but of lithopedion. … 50 Number 1, January/February 1997 by Mark Rose Fetal skeleton from Costebelle, France, has been claimed to show effects of congenital syphilis but may be an example of lithopedion[3]

  • Foreign Body

    In the extremely rare case of retained ectopic pregnancy, this forms a lithopedion Foreign bodies can also become lodged in other locations: anus or rectum blood vessels or[4]

  • Ectopic Pregnancy

    surgical removal of the fetus is necessary, because an unrecognized and untreated abdominal pregnancy can result in infection or calcification leading to the formation of a lithopedion[5]

  • Tubal Pregnancy

    surgical removal of the fetus is necessary, because an unrecognized and untreated abdominal pregnancy can result in infection or calcification leading to the formation of a lithopedion[6]

  • Ovarian Teratoma

    This means that lithopedion (literally: "stone baby" in Greek), where a dead fetal mass calcifies within the abdomen, can also be ruled out.[7]

  • Abdominal Bloating

    abdominal pregnancy with eighteen years of evolution: case report Directory of Open Access Journals (Sweden) Renato Passini Júnior 2000-11-01 Full Text Available CONTEXT: The lithopedion[8]

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References

  1. Lithopedion, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lithopedion
  2. Calcified abdominal pregnancy with eighteen years of evolution: case report, http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_artt…
  3. Origins of Syphilis - Archaeology Magazine Archive, http://archive.archaeology.org/9701/newsbriefs/…
  4. Foreign body, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foreign_body
  5. ectopic pregnancy | pathology | Britannica.com, http://www.britannica.com/science/ectopic-pregnancy
  6. ectopic pregnancy | pathology | Britannica.com, http://www.britannica.com/science/ectopic-pregnancy
  7. 'Evil Twin' Ovarian Tumor Found In Skeleton From 16th Century Peru, http://www.forbes.com/sites/kristinakillgrove/2…
  8. abdominal pain bloating: Topics by WorldWideScience.org, http://worldwidescience.org/topicpages/a/abdomi…