"Embolism, Amniotic Fluid" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Lee PH, Shulman MS, Vellayappan U, Symes JF, Olenchock SA. Surgical treatment of an amniotic fluid embolism with cardiopulmonary collapse. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Nov; 90(5):1694-6.
Kumar S, Wong G, Maysky M, Shulman M, Olenchock S, Falzon-Kirby M, Oo TH. Amniotic fluid embolism complicated by paradoxical embolism and disseminated intravascular coagulation. Am J Crit Care. 2010 Jul; 19(4):379-82.
Vellayappan U, Attias MD, Shulman MS. Paradoxical embolization by amniotic fluid seen on the transesophageal echocardiography. Anesth Analg. 2009 Apr; 108(4):1110-2.
Steingrub JS, Lopez T, Teres D, Steingart R. Amniotic fluid embolism associated with castor oil ingestion. Crit Care Med. 1988 Jun; 16(6):642-3.