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Unilateral lower limb oedema in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18383955     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A 21 years old lady was admitted with severe pain and swelling of left lower limb in a pregnancy of 34 weeks of period of gestation. On examination there was pitting oedema of the whole left lower limb with extreme tenderness. Doppler USG of left femoral vein showed a thrombus in the process of recanalisation and no significant flow was demonstrated inside the lumen and USG for foetoplacental profile showed a single live foetus of gestational age 34 weeks. The case was diagnosed as deep venous thrombosis in pregnancy. She was treated with heparin injection 5000 unit subcutaneously twice daily throughout pregnancy along with antibiotics. In spite of proper management she developed extensive ulceration in left lower limb. She delivered normally a healty male child after induction with oxytocin dirp. The postpartum period was uneventful. Throughout this period heparin was continued and she was referred to surgery department for skin grafting.
Authors:
Arati Biswas; Mrinal Kanti Kundu; Amit Kyal; Rajendra Prasad Ganguly; Pradipta Sanyal; Sweta Bhansali; Modhusudan Halder
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Indian Medical Association     Volume:  105     ISSN:  0019-5847     ISO Abbreviation:  J Indian Med Assoc     Publication Date:  2007 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-04-03     Completed Date:  2008-04-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505608     Medline TA:  J Indian Med Assoc     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  598, 600, 602     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Calcutta National Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Edema / etiology*
Female
Femoral Vein / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Heparin / therapeutic use
Humans
Lower Extremity / pathology*,  ultrasonography
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications*
Venous Thrombosis / drug therapy,  pathology*,  ultrasonography
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
9005-49-6/Heparin

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