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Citation

Maxwell JR, Kamm C, Grassham CD, Fuller J, Lowe JR, Ianus V. Acta Paediatr. 2019; 108(3): 557-558.

Affiliation

Department of Pediatrics, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Copyright

(Copyright © 2019, John Wiley and Sons)

DOI

10.1111/apa.14554

PMID

30144158

Abstract

Lightning is a natural phenomenon, striking within the United States more than 20 million times per year(1). The reports of impact a lightning strike has on pregnant women and the fetus is varied, with some reports revealing significant fetal mortality and others reporting no major fetal risk(1). A case report including 31 pregnant women with electrical injuries reported the risk of fetal death to be 15%(2). This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.

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