Glycogen storage disease type 3: a management challenge in pregnancy

Okunoye, Ojo Gbemisola; Deakin, Corinne; Maguire, Simon
July 2014
Internet Journal of Medical Update;7/ 1/2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p28
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 34-year-old primigravida with glycogen storage disease (GSD) type 3. She underwent an elective caesarean section at 37 weeks and delivered a live baby boy in a very good condition. However, the patient has developed an acute pulmonary oedama just after the delivery. She was treated successfully with intravenous fresumide. A discussion on the risk of peripartum cardiopulmonary complication in GSD type 3 pregnant women is provided.


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