Sickle cell anemia complicated by Hepatitis E infection in pregnancy

Authors

  • A Amatya Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj
  • R Choudhary Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj
  • S Zeher Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj
  • G Gurung Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj
  • A Rana Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, TU Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj

Keywords:

Hemoglobinopathies, Hepatitis E IgM positivity in pregnancy, Jaundice

Abstract

Case report: The hemoglobinopathies are a heterogeneous group of single-gene disorders that include the structural hemoglobin variants and the thalassemias. We present a rare case of sickle cell anemia in pregnancy in a young lady who was investigated in the line of jaundice due to hemolytic anemia (suspicion of hemolytic crisis) and associated with Hepatitis E IgM positivity who eventually had a fruitful pregnancy outcome with least maternal and neonatal morbidity.

Key word: Hemoglobinopathies, Hepatitis E IgM positivity in pregnancy, Jaundice.  

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Amatya, A., Choudhary, R., Zeher, S., Gurung, G., & Rana, A. (2008). Sickle cell anemia complicated by Hepatitis E infection in pregnancy. Journal of Institute of Medicine Nepal, 29(3), 53–55. Retrieved from https://nepjol.info/index.php/JIOM/article/view/1198

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Case Reports