PARAPARESIS IN PREGNANY : A RARE CASE REPORT

Dr Rekha Devi Rachamalla, Dr Indira Priyadarshini Ravuri

Abstract


We report paraparesis in a third gravida who presented with 9 months of amenorrhoea and weakness of both
upper and lower limbs and parasthesia of all extremities. Both lower limbs showed decreased power, proximal
muscles were more severely affected. Nerve conduction studies revealed bilateral acute motor and sensory axonal neuropathy,a variant of
Guillian Barre Syndrome. CT brain unremarkable. Patient was treated with Vitamin B12 and folic acid and IV immunoglobulins. Baby was
delivered by emergency caesarean section. Active physiotherapy started from 5th post operative day and patient improved gradually.


Keywords


Paraparesis, Pregnancy, Neuropathy.

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