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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 235-239

Nursing Care of a Women with Myasthenia Gravis During Pregnancy − A Case Report

1 Department of Maternal and Child Health, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman
2 Antenatal Unit, Sultan Qaboos University Hospital, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Correspondence Address:
MSC (N), PhD, DNSc Judie Arulappan
Assistant Professor/HOD, Department of Maternal and Child Health, College of Nursing, Sultan Qaboos University, Al Khoudh, Muscat
Sultanate of Oman
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/ijnpnd.ijnpnd_51_20

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Background: Myasthenia gravis may be of special concern during pregnancy. The major complications include the Myasthenia crisis and respiratory failure. However, it can lead to preterm labor, difficult delivery and baby may be born with myasthenia gravis. Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to enlighten the progress and nursing care of woman who survived with Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy. The authors also have described the outcome of both the mother and the newborn. Methods: Case analysis was done to evaluate the progress of pregnant woman with myasthenia gravis. The informed consent was obtained from the woman and permission was sought to publish the details without disclosing the personal information. Conclusion: The case presented here has significant clinical interest as it is a rare case. A multidisciplinary team approach is required to manage Myasthenia gravis during pregnancy.

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