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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 138-139

Anaesthestic considerations in an obstetric patient with henoch schonlein purpura

1 Consultant Anesthesiologist, Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Academic Head Anesthesia, Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Head of Anesthesia Department, Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Consultant Obstretrics and Gynaecology, Fortis Hospitals, Mulund, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

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Dr. Nishigandha Sawant
Fortis Hospitals, Mulund- Goregaon Link Road, Mulund West, Mumbai - 400 080, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/joacc.JOACC_51_19

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Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) is an IgA mediated vasculitis predominantly affecting the pediatric population. This disease may leave a lifelong residual effect on renal system with a propensity for a relapse during pregnancy leading to hypertensive and hemorrhagic complications. We present a case of a patient who had HSP in adulthood and had uncomplicated caesarean delivery under regional anesthesia.

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