TITLE

Glycogen storage disease type 3: a management challenge in pregnancy

AUTHOR(S)
Okunoye, Ojo Gbemisola; Deakin, Corinne; Maguire, Simon
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
Internet Journal of Medical Update;7/ 1/2014, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
97006707

 

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