A Case Report on Decompensated Cirrhosis of Liver in Pregnancy

  • Mohammad Mahabubul Alam Dept of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Faiz Ahmad Khondakar Noakhali Medical College & Hospital, Noakhali.
  • Syed Abul Foez Dept of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Mamun Al-Mahtab Dept of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
  • Salimur Rahman Dept of Hepatology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka
Keywords: Hepatitis B, liver cirrhosis, viable pregnancy

Abstract

Pregnancy in women with advanced liver disease is rare. Cirrhosis results in metabolic and hormonal derangements that lead to anovulation and amenorrhea1. In this paper we described the case of a successful pregnancy in a young woman with advanced cirrhosis due to hepatitis B virus infection.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v22i2.13591

Bangladesh J Medicine 2011; 22: 60-62

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2013-02-02
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Alam, M., Khondakar, F., Foez, S., Al-Mahtab, M., & Rahman, S. (2013). A Case Report on Decompensated Cirrhosis of Liver in Pregnancy. Bangladesh Journal of Medicine, 22(2), 60-62. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjmed.v22i2.13591
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