International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Medical Science | India | Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020


Study on Causes of Thrombocytopenia in Pregnancy in Tertiary Care Hospital

Dr. Smitha.K [2] | Dr. G. Nita [2]


Abstract: Introduction: Thrombocytopenia is a common haematological disorder. It complicates 7 to 8 % of all pregnancies Aims and objectives: A) Causes of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy B) To study the severity of thrombocytopenia in pregnancy as: mild, moderate or severe Materials and methods: This was a retrospective study of pregnant patients with thrombocytopenia in Kempegowda Institute of Medical Sciences in November 2018 to October 2019. Results: During the study period, 168 pregnancies complicated with thrombocytopenia were identified.112 cases (66.6 %) were caused by gestational thrombocytopenia, 3 cases (1.78 %) by ITP, 29 cases of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (17.2 %) and 24 cases of dengue fever in pregnancy (14.2 %).


Keywords: Thrombocytopenia, pregnancy


Edition: Volume 9 Issue 1, January 2020,


Pages: 268 - 270


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