Pregnancy complicated by haemorrhagic ascites in a woman with newly diagnosed HIV.


A young pregnant Zambian woman was referred from a district hospital in South Zambia to the university teaching hospital, Lusaka with severe anaemia and ascites. The ascites had developed over a month and the woman was currently 15 weeks pregnant. Further workup revealed that the patient was HIV-positive and the ascitic tap showed haemorrhagic fluid. After… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/bcr-2016-216346


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