Intensive Care Management of a Parturient with Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia: A Case Report - Pages 16-19

Abdelrady S. Ibrahim1,*, Ahmed A. Sedek2, Tharwat M. Habib3, Mayada A. Goda2, Tarek A. Assem4, Asmaa A Osman5 and Waleed S. Farrag1

1 Anesthesia and ICU Department, Assiut University Hospital, Assiut, Egypt, 2Anesthesia and ICU Department, Sabah Maternity Hospital, Kuwait, 3Anesthesia and ICU Department, Mansoura University Hospital, Mansoura, Egypt, 4Obstetrics and Gynecology Department, Sabah Maternity Hospital, Kuwait and 5Clinical Pathology Department, Sabah Maternity Hospital, Kuwait .



Twenty-nine years old primigravida with a diagnosis of type 1 Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia planned for labour induction was admitted to Intensive Care Unit for close observation, pain management and correction of any anticipated bleeding.

Keywords: Glanzmann’s thrombasthenia, Pregnancy, Hemorrhage, Thrombocytopenia.