International Journal of Nutrition, Pharmacology, Neurological Diseases

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 235--239

Nursing Care of a Women with Myasthenia Gravis During Pregnancy − A Case Report


Sophia Cyril Vincent1, Judie Arulappan1, Harshita Prabhakaran1, Wafaa S Al Hasani2 
1 Department of Maternal and Child Health, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2 Antenatal Unit, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Correspondence Address:
MSC (N), PhD, DNSc Judie Arulappan
Assistant Professor/HOD, Department of Maternal and Child Health, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman

Background: Myasthenia gravis may be of special concern during pregnancy. The major complications include the Myasthenia crisis and respiratory failure. However, it can lead to preterm labor, difficult delivery and baby may be born with myasthenia gravis. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to enlighten the progress and nursing care of woman who survived with Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy. The authors also have described the outcome of both the mother and the newborn. Methods: Case analysis was done to evaluate the progress of pregnant woman with myasthenia gravis. The informed consent was obtained from the woman and permission was sought to publish the details without disclosing the personal information. Conclusion: The case presented here has significant clinical interest as it is a rare case. A multidisciplinary team approach is required to manage Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy.


How to cite this article:
Vincent SC, Arulappan J, Prabhakaran H, Al Hasani WS. Nursing Care of a Women with Myasthenia Gravis During Pregnancy − A Case Report.Int J Nutr Pharmacol Neurol Dis 2020;10:235-239


How to cite this URL:
Vincent SC, Arulappan J, Prabhakaran H, Al Hasani WS. Nursing Care of a Women with Myasthenia Gravis During Pregnancy − A Case Report. Int J Nutr Pharmacol Neurol Dis [serial online] 2020 [cited 2021 Jun 21 ];10:235-239
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