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Myelodysplastic syndrome in pregnancy--a rare cause of severe anaemia in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17444065     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 28-year-old woman presented with severe anaemia in pregnancy at a period of gestation of 20 weeks. She was immediately admitted and after proper investigation it was seen that her Hb was 3.5 g/dl and platelet count was 62,000/cmm, RBC showed normocytic, normochromic morphology. There was neither hepatosplenomegaly nor any purpuric spot over the body. Bone marrow showed dyserythropoiesis and its chromosomal study revealed monosomy-7. Her pregnancy was continued till term with repeated packed cell and platelet concentrate transfusions. Normal healthy baby was delivered by caesarean section and she was discharged after 6 days.
Arati Biswas; Pradipta Sanyal
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  104     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2006 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-04-20     Completed Date:  2007-05-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  639-40, 644     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, RG Kar Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata.
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MeSH Terms
Anemia / etiology*,  prevention & control
Myelodysplastic Syndromes / complications*,  therapy
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic*
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