A Prospective Study on Prevalence and Management of Jaundice during Antenatal Period in a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital


  • Puja Raizaday Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Government Medical college, Badayun Author
  • Mamta Goyal Assistant Professor, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology , F H Medical College & Hospital, Agra Author




Pregnancy, Jaundice, Viral markers


Background: There are such a large number of components that are minded of during the antenatal period, Jaundice is one of them and significant one. Point of current examination was to know the etiological variables of jaundice among pregnant patients, result and their administration.

Methods: This study done in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, among pregnant patients with jaundice admitted in obstetric wards and labour room in 6 months duration.

Results: Among total admissions, 33 patients presented with jaundice. Out of all admissions 10 were HBSAg, 4 HEV, 3 HCV, 2 of HBSAg and HEV co-infection, cholestasis with pregnancy 6 and 3 patients with pre-eclamptic liver disease with HELLP.

ConclusionsJaundice in pregnancy may be deadly to mother and fetus. As the course of disease is also rapid and in short period it may affect the fetus in utero also, early detection and prompt management of these cases should be done.


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