Dietary and lifestyle modification was advised along with anticoagulants in the form of LMWH : A Part from The Book Chapter : Effects of Gestational Hypertriglyceridemia: A Rare Case of Pink Blood Conundrum during Pregnancy

Pregnancy

This female was diabetic previously when she got pregnant and was already commenced on tablet metformin 500 mg TDS with HBA1c 4.9 mmol/l. She also had hypertension for which she was taking tablet methyldopa since start of the pregnancy. She deferred any history of such pink blood in her previous pregnancy.

She presented at 24 weeks of gestation with acute pancreatitis which was thereafter diagnosed clinically, ultrasonographically and laboratory by raised lipase levels. She was managed conservatively with multidisciplinary approach in intensive care unit. Her lipid profile at that time was as follows: Serum Cholesterol: 282 mg/dl, serum Triglycerides: 1272 mg/dl, Serum HDL: 18 mg/dl, Serum LDL: 4 mg/dl, VLDL: 252 mg/dl. However, samples taken were normal at that time. Dietary and lifestyle modification was advised along with anticoagulants in the form of LMWH.

Author(s) Details:

Ayesha Shahid,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Amna Javed,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Fatima Chaudhry,
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ikram,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Rukiya Tariq,
University of the Punjab, Pakistan.

Sana Danish,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

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