Twin pregnancy in a woman with spinal cord injury (SCI): a case report
Author(s): Zeinab Houshyar*, Somayeh Rezvand, Maryam Jorfi, Poorandokht Afshary
Pregnancy in women with spinal cord injury (SCI) is associated with various complications. Pregnant women with spinal cord lesions are at a greater risk of many medical complications, compared to healthy women. These complications include urinary tract infections, venous thrombosis, anemia, autonomic hyperreflexia, increased spasticity, bladder spasm, dysautonomia, and pressure sores; some of these complications may beeven life-threatening. Herein, we report a case of a 41-year-old woman with SCI and twin pregnancy.
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