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Pregnancy with Myelomeningocele Foetus: A Case Study

Volume 1 - Issue 7

Kharde SN*, Bhat AV and Sawant P

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    • Department of OBG Nursing, Academy of Higher Education and Research (KAHER) Institute of Nursing Sciences, Karnataka, India

    *Corresponding author: Kharde SN, Department of OBG Nursing, KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research (KAHER) Institute of Nursing Sciences, Nehru Nagar, Belagavi, Karnataka, India

Received: December 11, 2017;   Published: December 21, 2017

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2017.01.000616

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Foetus with Neural tube defect especially meningomyelocele is a rare condition. We report a case of twenty weeks Pregnancy with meningomyelocele admitted to labour room for termination. The diagnosis was confirmed with ultrasonography. History suggested that patient had previous abortion for anencephaly foetus, noncompliance to folic acid supplements and irregular follow-up. It is concluded that prenatal counselling, adherence to folic acid supplement and regular follow-up can prevent the further complication

Keywords: Spina Bifida; Meningomyelocele; Ultrasonography; Prenatal Counselling; Congenital Malformation

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