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. 1988 Jun;16(6):642-3.
doi: 10.1097/00003246-198806000-00016.

Amniotic Fluid Embolism Associated With Castor Oil Ingestion

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Amniotic Fluid Embolism Associated With Castor Oil Ingestion

J S Steingrub et al. Crit Care Med. .

Abstract

We report a case of an amniotic fluid embolism (AFE) causing a cardiorespiratory arrest associated temporally with ingestion of castor oil in a full-term normal pregnancy. Risk factors usually associated with AFE were not found in this patient.

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