Vol. 5 No. 02 (2022)
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A Study on Clinical Profile and Feto-Maternal Outcome in Pregnancy with Jaundice

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Farjana Sharmin
Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics &Gynaecology, Ashiyan Medical College, Dhaka, Bangladesh

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Introduction: Jaundice during pregnancy is relatively infrequent, however, has perhaps severe concerns for maternal and fetal conditions. Jaundice can be simultaneous with 1st trimester due to pathological infection for instance viral hepatitis or gall stones or due to the drug administered during pregnancy. The distinct acute liver disease must be diagnosed at an initial stage and can be reduced morbidity & mortality for the mother and infant. This current study intended to evaluate the clinical profile &feto-maternal outcome during pregnancy with Jaundice. Methodology: This descriptive cross-sectional study was conducted in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Dhaka Medical College Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh from January 2012 to June 2012. A total (N=50) of pregnant women with symptoms of jaundice were enrolled in the study. Completed data forms were reviewed, edited, and processed for computer data entry. The data analysis was performed using Statistical Package for the Social Sciences (SPSS) Version 16.0. Descriptive inferential statistics were performed to determine the results of this study. The results were presented as frequencies, and percentages in tables and pie chart. Results: The majority of patients (34, 68.0%) were aged between 20 to 24 years. The mean gestational age of patients was 35.3±3.2 weeks and twelve patients (12, 24.0%) underwent caesarean delivery. Twenty-seven respondents (27, 54.0%) had mild jaundice, fourteen respondents (14, 28.0%) had moderate jaundice & about one-fifth of the patients (9, 18.0%) had severe jaundice. The causes of jaundice during pregnancy...

Published 14-04-2023

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Sharmin F. A Study on Clinical Profile and Feto-Maternal Outcome in Pregnancy with Jaundice. The Insight [Internet]. 2023 Apr. 14 [cited 2024 Jun. 12];5(02):133-42. Available from: https://bdjournals.org/index.php/insight/article/view/285