Termination of Pregnancy with Pseudomyxoma Peritonei Secondary to Ovarian Mucinous Adenocarcinoma: A Video Case Report
Abdalla Mousa, Islam T Elkhateb, Ahmed SA Soliman and Mario Rizk
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 26, 2021
A 27-years-old primigravida, at 30 weeks of gestation, was transferred to our tertiary care obstetric centre. On initial assessment, she was found to have fever (38.5 °C), dyspnoea (26 breaths per minute), altered mental status (drowsiness), tachycardia (110 beat per minute) and hypotension (80/50 mmHg). The patient started feeling sick following percutaneous ultrasound (US) guided ovarian cyst aspiration that was performed at an outpatient clinic 2 days before her presentation. Basically, the ...
Eclampsia at 20 Weeks of Gestation: A Case Report
Mary Sue Makin
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: June 14, 2021
A 23-year-old primigravida with unknown last menstrual period and 20 weeks gestation by ultrasound presented to Daeyang Luke Hospital in Lilongwe, Malawi with a history of headache, fever, vomiting and new-onset of convulsions. At the time of her admission the full blood count instrument at our hospital was out of service. A rapid blood test for malaria was positive. After an initial blood pressure of 164/127 and 3+ proteinuria on urinary dipstick the diagnosis of eclampsia was made. She was giv...