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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)
Rapid and precise diagnosis plays a pivotal role in implementing suitable control measures in natural field cases of bovine abortion due to infection with bovine herpesvirus (BHV)-1. In the present study, serology, virus isolation, histopathology, immunohistochemistry (IHC) and real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) for amplification of the gene encoding(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)
OBJECTIVE Non-cirrhotic portal hypertension (NCPH) is a common cause of portal hypertension in developing countries, especially Asia. Recent data have shown near-normal reproductive function and good pregnancy outcome for NCPH compared with cirrhosis. The aim of the present study was to evaluate complications during pregnancy and pregnancy outcome in women(More)
Heterotopic pregnancy, the presence of two gestational sacs simultaneously, is a rare event but with the advent of Assisted Reproductive Technology, it is now an increasingly common complication. The reported incidence of a heterotopic pregnancy in a spontaneous cycle is quoted as 1 in 30,000. We report the case of a 38-year-old primigravida who was(More)