Revista chilena de obstetricia y ginecología
versão On-line ISSN 0717-7526
PERUCCA P, Ernesto et al. MIASTENIA GRAVIS: EMBARAZO E IMPACTO PERINATAL. Rev. chil. obstet. ginecol. [online]. 2006, vol.71, n.3, pp. 201-206. ISSN 0717-7526. doi: 10.4067/S0717-75262006000300010.
A total of 19 pregnancies in 9 patients with myasthenia gravis are analyzed. Two exacerbations of myasthenia gravis were observed. One associated to the use of aminoglycosides to treat an acute pyelonephritis. A debut of myasthenia gravis occurred during the 24th week of gestation. There were three cases of neonatal myasthenia gravis that appeared in the same patient, two newborn died after 29 and 25 days respectively, in spite of treatment. One case of preterm childbirth was observed and six cases (35%) of intrauterine growth retardation
Palavras-chave : Miastenia gravis; pregnancy; newborn.