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An Interesting Case of Successful Maternal and Fetal Outcome in a Case of Chronic Liver Disease with Wilson Disease

Aditya R Nimbkar, Shruti A Panchbudhe, Prasad Deshmukh, Sumedha S Pathade

Keywords : Copper, Cirrhosis, Penicillamine, Teratogenic, Thrombocytopenia, Other, Wilson disease

Citation Information : Nimbkar AR, Panchbudhe SA, Deshmukh P, Pathade SS. An Interesting Case of Successful Maternal and Fetal Outcome in a Case of Chronic Liver Disease with Wilson Disease. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2022; 14 (3):340-342.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-2076

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-07-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


Aim: To understand a systematic and meticulous approach towards Wilson disease, a genetic disorder of copper metabolism, complicating pregnancy. Background: Wilson's disease results in increased body retention of copper and its eventual toxicity and related effects on several organ systems, especially neurological and hepatic. Case description: Here we study a case of a female with neuropsychiatric and hepatic manifestations of Wilson disease, conceiving spontaneously eventuating with a successful maternal and fetal outcome. Conclusion: With the accurate application of a multidisciplinary team approach with timely investigations, imaging studies, and counseling, successful maternal and fetal outcome in Wilson disease is well within our reach. Clinical significance: Women of reproductive age-groups with Wilson disease, face recurrent miscarriages and poor obstetric outcomes due to copper deposition in the body with the concomitant chronic liver disease and its sequelae making management challenging.

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