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dengue pregnancy preeclampsia

Carlos Machain-Williams, Eric Raga, Carlos M Baak-Baak, Sungmin Kiem, Bradley J Blitvich, Celso Ramos
To increase our understanding of the consequences of dengue virus infection during pregnancy, a retrospective analysis was performed on the medical records of all completed pregnancies (live births and pregnancy losses) at nine public hospitals in the Gulf of Mexico from January to October 2013. Eighty-two patients developed clinical, laboratory-confirmed dengue virus infections while pregnant. Of these, 54 (65.9%) patients were diagnosed with dengue without warning signs, 15 (18.3%) patients were diagnosed with dengue with warning signs, and 13 (15...
2018: BioMed Research International
A Chhabra, N Malhotra
Dengue fever is the most common and widespread insect-borne viral infection worldwide. The most critical phase of this viral infection is the defervescent phase when the fever subsides but the patient develops life-threatening thrombocytopenia due to complement activation by viral antigens binding to platelets. We have outlined the anesthetic management of a 25-year-old primigravida with dengue hemorrhagic fever who needed to undergo emergency cesarean section. We also describe this illness in brief and compare the anesthetic management to that of preeclampsia and hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low platelet syndrome which this disease mimics...
October 2006: International Journal of Obstetric Anesthesia
S Bunyavejchevin, S Tanawattanacharoen, N Taechakraichana, U Thisyakorn, Y Tannirandorn, K Limpaphayom
Dengue hemorrhagic fever is a common tropical disease in Thailand that nowadays has an increasing incidence during adulthood. We managed three cases of dengue hemorrhagic fever during pregnancy which developed during the antepartum, intrapartum and postpartum periods. We diagnosed dengue hemorrhagic fever during pregnancy with clinical pictures of fever, hemoconcentration and thrombocytopenia with serological proof in all cases. All cases were treated conservatively except for the second one, in which cesarean delivery was inevitable due to severe preeclampsia with unfavorable cervix...
October 1997: Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Research
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