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Dengue Shock Syndrome Complicating High Risk Twin Pregnancy during Late Gestation: Extinguishing Fuel added Flames
Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International ; 33(43B):315-319, 2021.
Article in English | Web of Science | ID: covidwho-1579800
ABSTRACT
Incidence of Dengue has been on the up rise ever since the second wave of the pandemic of COVID19 has ended introducing an old enemy on the frontline to the health care professionals.A 28 year old Gravida 2 Parity 0 Living 0 Abortion 1 with twin pregnancy presented with fever along with chills and retro orbital pain along with body ache since two days in the emergency department with the gestational age of 36 weeks.She tested positive for Dengue NS1 antigen.Patient was having thrombocytopenia and was managed with intravenous fluids,platelet and blood transfusion and was taken for caesarian section and she delivered twins with normal birth weight.During the post operative period the patient went into dengue shock syndrome and which was managed with fluids and inotropic support and patient ultimately recovered and was discharged on day seventeen of admission .This case report emphasises on the importance of prompt detection and management of dengue in a case of high risk pregnancy such as twin pregnancy.After extensive review of literature we found that this is the first case report to report the association of twin pregnancy with dengue shock syndrome making it an important topic of discussion.
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Full text: Available Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Web of Science Type of study: Observational study / Prognostic study Language: English Journal: Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International Year: 2021 Document Type: Article

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Full text: Available Collection: Databases of international organizations Database: Web of Science Type of study: Observational study / Prognostic study Language: English Journal: Journal of Pharmaceutical Research International Year: 2021 Document Type: Article