Assessment of thyroid function in pregnant women

February 11, 2020 Gynecology & Neonatology No Comments

Introduction: Pregnancy is a physiological state in which significant changes in thyroid function occur. Several factors contribute to these changes. These factors could contribute to thyroid dysfunction during pregnancy especially when a deficiency of iodine intake exists and when thyroid reserve is not sufficient.Aim: To …..

Prenatal diagnosis of skeletal dysplasia

February 3, 2020 Gynecology & Neonatology No Comments

Skeletal dysplasias (SD) or osteochondrodysplasias encompass a heterogenous group of bone and cartilage disorders with over 450 subtypes of the condition classified prenatally. The most common subtype is osteogenesis imperfecta (16%) followed by thanatophoric dysplasia (14%) and achondrogenesis; these three comprise the majority of lethal …..

Pregnancy in a premature menopausal woman

Menopause, natural or premature, was long been considered to be incompatible with conception with the own eggs of the women affected. Here we describe a case of a 32-year-old woman with premature menopause, characterized by amenorrea, the absence of antral follicles in the ovaries, high …..