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Year : 2011  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 35-37

Anaesthetic implications of antiphospholipid antibody syndrome in pregnancy

Department of Anaesthesiology, Maulana Azad Medical College and Lok Nayak Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Prachi Gaba
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DOI: 10.4103/2249-4472.84254

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Antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is an autoimmune disorder characterized by venous and/or arterial thromboses. When present in women of reproductive age, it is associated with recurrent loss of pregnancy. This case report summarizes the perioperative course and anaesthetic management in a patient with bad obstetrics history who had to undergo emergency caesarean section.

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