Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research (IJOGR) open access, peer-reviewed quarterly journal publishing since 2014 and is published under auspices of the Innovative Education and Scientific Research Foundation (IESRF), aim to uplift researchers, scholars, academicians, and professionals in all academic and scientific disciplines. IESRF is dedicated to the transfer of technology and research by publishing scientific more...


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434-436


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Manisha Jhirwal*, Charu Sharma, Shashank Shekhar, Apoorva Tak, Poonam Elhance


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Syphilis in pregnancy: The menace continues to haunt


Case Report

Author Details : Manisha Jhirwal*, Charu Sharma, Shashank Shekhar, Apoorva Tak, Poonam Elhance

Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 434-436

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijogr.2021.091



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Abstract

Syphilis in pregnancy remains an important medical condition due to its adverse perinatal consequences and potential to cause congenital syphilis. The cases of congenital syphilis have been reported worldwide as there is increase in cases of syphilis in women. We hereby present a case of 34-year-old multigravida who was diagnosed with syphilis during her first antenatal visit in second trimester and managed. The baby did not show any signs of congenital syphilis. This report highlights the diagnostic workup, management and possible complications of syphilis in pregnancy.
Key Messages:  Universal screening of all pregnant women at first antenatal visit with a non-treponemal test should be used for screening for syphilis in pregnancy.


Keywords: Congenital syphilis, Syphilis, Penicillin.


How to cite : Jhirwal M, Sharma C, Shekhar S, Tak A, Elhance P, Syphilis in pregnancy: The menace continues to haunt. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2021;8(3):434-436

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