Maternal antenatal events such as history of fetal wastage
, symptomatic or asymptomatic bacteriuria, PIH, GDM, history of IUGR were studied, but didn't show any difference.
(11) reported that viral hepatitis in pregnancy led to high maternal mortality and also fetal wastage
, especially if women presented with features of encephalopathy, fulminant hepatic failure, and coagulopathy.
Pregnancies in SLE patients are characterized by an increased incidence of fetal wastage
(abortions and stillbirths), prematurity, and intrauterine growth retardation.
Causes of fetal wastage
. Clin Obstet Gynecol 2007;50:10-30.
The patients have had fetal wastage
of between two to eight with an average of four mid-trimester losses in the group.
Malaria during pregnancy results in increased perinatal wastage in the form of maternal deaths and fetal wastage
. Pregnant women are likely to have 2-10 fold higher mortality than non-pregnant women and few studies in India have also shown high incidence of maternal deaths in cases of malaria (3,4) but we have not observed any maternal death in our study which may be because of small number of cases, early recognition and management of the disease.
Little data exist on the risks involved in pregnancy with noncirrhotic portal hypertension, but reports have documented rates of fetal wastage
in 8%-20%, spontaneous abortion in 15%-20%, and perinatal mortality in 11%-18%.
The key issue is which drug is better able to prevent valve thrombosis and still avoid embryopathy and fetal wastage
The virus is strongly associated with erythema infectiosum (fifth disease), the transient aplastic crisis observed in patients with hemolytic anemia, arthropathy, and fetal wastage
. Weaker associations include anecdotal reports of congenital red cell aplasia, thrombocytopenic purpura, neuropathy, and vasculitis.
The disease can also be a cause of infrequent fatal aplastic anemia and for fetal wastage
in the pregnant gravida.
An evaluation of expectant management and the factors responsible for fetal wastage
. An J Obstet & Gynecol 1965;93:16-25.