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Case Report of Dwarf Lady with Pregnancy:
Mrs. Masura, a short stature lady, 28 years, Non-diabetic, non-hypertensive, Muslim, housewife of lower class family hailing from puraton parila, Bojorpur, Poba, Rajshahi admitted in gynae unit-I of RMCH on 02-06-2013 with the complaints of-
- Amenorrhoea for 8 months.
- Physical discomfort in her daily activities for last 1 months.
History of Present Illness:
According to statement of patient, she was regularly menstruating women with normal duration and average flow. Then she developed Amenorrhea but she could not accurately mention her LMP. But she was on regular antenatal check-up in Gynae out patient department of RMCH.
Her 1st antenatal visit was done on 10.11.12 by Rs, Gynea in Gynea out patient department & diagnosed as High risk pregnancy. Thorough investigations were done on that day. USG of pregnancy profile revealed single live pregnancy of 08 weeks & EDD- on 07.07.13. she suffered from morning sickness in her 1st trimester. Her Bowel & bladder habit is normal.
Dietery habit is not satisfactory. Now a days she feels physical discomfort in her daily activities. As she was diagnosed as a high risk pregnancy , she was advised for hospitalization for better management.
History of Past Illness:
She had no history of Bronchial asthma, Heart disease, Renal disease, Malabsorption syndrome, DM.
Patient’s parents are alive. she has 3 brothers and 3 sisters. All are in average body built. No history of dwarfism in her maternal or paternal side.
She comes from a lower class family.
She is nonsmoker & nonalcoholic.
- Age of menarche – At 18 years.
- Menstrual cycle-Regular
- Menstrual period -2-3 days.
- Menstrual flow – scanty. LMP-? [Could not mention accurately]
- EDD- 07.07.13 (According USG)
- She also gave history of delayed onset of puberty.
She takes OCP as a contraceptive.
Become of her delayed on set of menarche, she took some herbal & Homeopath medicine for several years from local doctor. But she did not go to a registered physician. Now she takes hematinics & calcium regularly.
General physical Examination:
Appearance – Anxious
Body- Build- below average
Weight – 20 kg
BP-100/60mm of Hg
Thyroid gland-Not enlarged
Breast is well developed and shows normal pregnany changes.
Cardio respiratory system normal.
Musculoskeletal system reveals: Low muscle bulk & bony mass. Muscle power is normal.
Other system reveals: No abnormality
Per abdominal examination:
Linea nigra, stria gravidarum are present. Umbilicus is everted and centrally placed.
There is a single fetus with cephalic presentation. Head not engaged. Liquor volume seems to be adequate.
- FHS not audible
- But foetal movement present.
Per vaginal Examination:
- Blood grouping and Rh typing- A(+ve)
- Hb% 9.3 mg/dl
- Urine R/M/E-Normal
- RBS-3.8 mmol/L
- T4-9.82µIU/ml (N=9.32-17.05 µIU/ml)
- TSH- 3.88 µIU/ml (N=0.27-4.2µIU/ml )
- USG of pregnancy profile-on 04-06-2013 reveals-single live pregnancy of 34+weeks with cephalic presentation and estimated fetal weight-2470mg
- MRI of Brain
- Growth hormone
Salient Feature of Dwarf Lady With Pregnancy
Mrs Masura, the dwarf lady of 28 years, 2nd gravida, para-0+1, Muslim, a housewife of the lower class family hailing from Poba, Rajshahi has been admitted in RMCH at her 34 weeks pregnancy. Her menstrual cycle was regular. But she could not accurately mention her LMP she had a regular antenatal check-up. At her first visit in Gynae outpatient department of RMCH, she was diagnosed as a case of a high risk pregnancy.
Thorough investigations were done on that day. USG revealed that single live pregnancy of 8 weeks & EDD on 07-07-2013. The patient was duly immunized. Her bowel and bladder habit is normal. All her family members are in average weight and body built she had no family history of asthma, DM, HTN. The patient had a history of delayed onset of puberty and her age of menarche was at 18 years.
On general examination, Height-3’-5”, wt-20kg, BMI-17.59, MAC-15cm, childish voice, mildly anaemic, oedema, cyanosis, clubbing-absent, pulse-98/min, BP-100/60mmofHg, temperature-normal, LN-not palpable, Thyroid gland-Not enlarged. Breast is well developed and shows normal pregnancy changes, on systemic examination, cardiorespiratory system normal. Musculoskeletal system revels low muscle bolt and bony mass. other systems are normal, per abdominal examination fetal movement was present. FH-corresponds to 34+ weeks.
SFH-30cm grith of abdomen 75cm. There was a single fetus with cephalic presentation. Head was not engaged. Liquor volume seems to be adequate. Her blood group A(+ve), Hb%-9.3 mg/dl, urine R/M/E-Normal, RBS-3.8mmol/ml. USG of pregnancy profile on 04-06-2013-Single live pregnancy of 34+weeks with cephalic presentation and estimated fetal weight-24.70mg.
2nd gravida with 34+weeks pregnancy of a dwarf lady (High-risk pregnant lady).
Elective caesarean section.
Both the Mother and Baby are healthy Now.
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