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Appendicitis in diabetic pregnancy – case report

Agnieszka Zawiejska, Sandra Radzicka, Ewa Wender-Ożegowska, Arkadiusz Banach, Jacek Brązert
Ginekol Pol 2012;83(3).

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Vol 83, No 3 (2012)
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We present a case report of a 22-year-old pregnant patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus diagnosed with an appendicitis at 21st week of gestation, who underwent laparotomy and appendectomy. In later pregnancy, she required treatment for recurrent urinary tract infections and nephrolithiasis. Despite having several risk factors for an unfavorable perinatal outcome, she had caesarean section performed at term and delivered a healthy, full-term newborn. In this patient, we also discuss clinical conundrum of pregnancy complicated with several conditions that may manifest with acute abdominal symptoms and perioperative care for a pregnant woman with type 1 diabetes..

Abstract

We present a case report of a 22-year-old pregnant patient with type 1 diabetes mellitus diagnosed with an appendicitis at 21st week of gestation, who underwent laparotomy and appendectomy. In later pregnancy, she required treatment for recurrent urinary tract infections and nephrolithiasis. Despite having several risk factors for an unfavorable perinatal outcome, she had caesarean section performed at term and delivered a healthy, full-term newborn. In this patient, we also discuss clinical conundrum of pregnancy complicated with several conditions that may manifest with acute abdominal symptoms and perioperative care for a pregnant woman with type 1 diabetes..
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Keywords

appendicitis, pregnancy, appendectomy in pregnancy, pregnancy in diabetic

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Title

Appendicitis in diabetic pregnancy – case report

Journal

Ginekologia Polska

Issue

Vol 83, No 3 (2012)

Bibliographic record

Ginekol Pol 2012;83(3).

Keywords

appendicitis
pregnancy
appendectomy in pregnancy
pregnancy in diabetic

Authors

Agnieszka Zawiejska
Sandra Radzicka
Ewa Wender-Ożegowska
Arkadiusz Banach
Jacek Brązert

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