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International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Print ISSN: 2522-6614, Online ISSN: 2522-6622

International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology

2021, Vol. 5, Issue 1, Part F

A comparative study of maternal and perinatal outcome in primary pulmonary tuberculosis in pregnancy in a tertiary care institute
Author(s): Dr. Minal Vijay Bhadrige and Dr. Meenal S Sarmalkar
Abstract: Aims and objectives: early diagnosis and treatment of tuberculosis in pregnancy and to understand the maternal and perinatal outcome.
Materials and methods: The present prospective case control study was conducted in the outpatient and inpatient unit of department of Obstetrics and Gynecology Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai. Cases: Pregnant women’s attending Antenatal care OPD or IPD who were already on Anti- tuberculosis treatment (ATT). Controls: Health pregnant women attending ANC OPD or IPD.
Maternal outcome: Antenatal Hospitalization /Miscarriages/Suboptimal Weight Gain in Pregnancy/Maternal Morbidity and Mortality. Perinatal outcome: Low birth weight (LBW) /Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR) / Small for Gestational Age (SGA) babies /Prematurity/Congenital anomalies.
Results: The mean age of the women in the case and control groups were 24.52 years (range being 24 to 28 years) and 25.42 respectively. 89% of the active tuberculosis cases were anemic when compared with the healthy controls. 8% of active tuberculosis pregnant mothers had abortion. 27% of active tuberculosis pregnant mothers had intra uterine growth restriction when compared with the healthy controls.
Conclusion: Early diagnosis is therefore a major step in the prevention of adverse outcome of tuberculosis in pregnancy. Screening of tuberculosis should be motivated even in the absence of overt signs of the diseases.
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How to cite this article:
Dr. Minal Vijay Bhadrige, Dr. Meenal S Sarmalkar. A comparative study of maternal and perinatal outcome in primary pulmonary tuberculosis in pregnancy in a tertiary care institute. Int J Clin Obstet Gynaecol 2021;5(1):347-351. DOI: 10.33545/gynae.2021.v5.i1f.836
International Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynaecology