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Successful Conservative Management of Spontaneous Unilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage in Pregnancy

Preeti A Goyal

Keywords : Adrenal hemorrhage, Pregnancy, Pregnancy-induced hypertension

Citation Information : Goyal PA. Successful Conservative Management of Spontaneous Unilateral Adrenal Hemorrhage in Pregnancy. J South Asian Feder Menopause Soc 2019; 7 (1):42-43.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10032-1169

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Spontaneous adrenal hemorrhage (SAH) in the absence of trauma or adrenal tumor is a rare incidence. Its incidence has been reported from 0.14% to 1.1% and it usually involves the right adrenal gland. During pregnancy, unilateral SAH has been reported very rarely. We describe a case who presented to us with pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) and pain in the right flank region for 1 day and diagnosed as a case of spontaneous right adrenal hemorrhage and managed conservatively.

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