Two Successful Term Pregnancies with a Large Descending Aorta Aneurysm: Case Report

  • Saghar Salehpour Mail Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital, Tehran, Iran
  • Farah Farzaneh Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital, Tehran, Iran
  • Azadeh Akbari Sene Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital, Tehran, Iran
  • Parisa Taherzadeh Boroujeni Department of Obstetric and Gynaecology, Ayatollah Taleghani Hospital, Tehran, Iran
Keywords:
Aortic Aneurysm, Term Pregnancy, Caesarean Section, ß-Blocker Therapy

Abstract

Aortic aneurysm is a rare but potentially lethal complication during pregnancy. In this article we described a 30-year-old woman with a large size descending aorta aneurysm (11 cm in length and 5.6 cm in its greatest diameter), who had two term uncomplicated pregnancies. The patient received prophylactic ß-blocker drug during her second pregnancy. Both pregnancies were terminated by caesarean section without any serious complications. Postpartum period was recovered successfully, but a noticeable increase in aneurysm’s length was detected in the period between two pregnancies.

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Salehpour S, Farzaneh F, Akbari Sene A, Taherzadeh Boroujeni P. Two Successful Term Pregnancies with a Large Descending Aorta Aneurysm: Case Report. J Fam Reprod Health. 2(4):195-197.
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