Deepika Deka

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A 13-year-old unmarried virgin reported to our gynaecological out patient department with continuous right-sided lower abdominal pain of one-month duration, with increasing severity since last 24 h. It was not associated with fever, but with mild nausea and vomiting. She attained menarche at 11 years of age, had regular menstruation and her last menstrual(More)
Introduction: Postpartum haemorrhage can rarely be associated with an underlying coagulation or haematological disorder. We wish to discuss a case of acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) presenting as secondary postpartum hemorrhage (PPH), its clinical and pathological features and maternal outcome. Case report: We describe a 28-year-old woman who presented(More)
OBJECTIVES Water borne or enterically transmitted non-A-non-B hepatitis is a major public health problem in India. Many of these cases carry fatal outcome. The hepatitis E virus (HEV) has been considered to be the most important causative agent of this entity. The severity and fatality rates of HEV infection are reported to be rather more in pregnant women.(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare the acceptability, efficacy, adverse effects, and user satisfaction of a levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) and transcervical resection of the endometrium (TCRE) for the treatment of dysfunctional uterine bleeding. METHOD Of 50 women with a pictoral blood loss assessment chart (PBAC) score of 100 or greater, 25 had a LNG-IUS(More)
AIM To study the maternal and fetal outcome in cases of aplastic anemia associated with pregnancy. METHOD Retrospective analysis of seven cases of aplastic anemia diagnosed during pregnancy. RESULT Four patients had an overall successful pregnancy outcome. These were all cases of non-severe aplastic anemia. There was one case each of intrauterine and(More)
Etiology in majority of couples experiencing recurrent spontaneous abortions (RSA) is still unknown. The aim of the study was to find the role of cytogenetic abnormalities, Y chromosome microdeletion, oxidative stress (OS) and sperm DNA fragmentation in male partners of couples experiencing RSA. Forty-eight couples with history of RSA and 20 fertile(More)