Tumor necrosis factor-α in midtrimester amniotic fluid is associated with impaired intrauterine fetal growth Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Amniotic Fluid
  • Fetal Growth Retardation
  • Pregnancy Trimester, Second
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

abstract

  • Elevated tumor necrosis factor-alpha in midtrimester amniotic fluid is associated with impaired intrauterine fetal growth. Abnormal immune system activation, as manifested by increased amniotic fluid tumor necrosis factor-alpha activity, may mediate impaired fetal growth in some cases.

publication date

  • January 1992

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed ID

  • 1415426

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 920

end page

  • 5

volume

  • 167

number

  • 4 I