BILIARY DISEASE IN PREGNANCY: A DIAGNOSTIC DILEMMA
Keywords:Biliary disease, Pregnancy, Choledocholithiasis, Diagnosis
This is a case report of a 37-year-old female who presented with deranged liver function tests, epigastric pain, fevers, vomiting, mild hypertension, and proteinuria in pregnancy. This was on a background of gestational diabetes, dyspepsia, and previous cholecystectomy. This case report highlights the importance of considering various causes of liver pathology during pregnancy besides those specifically associated with pregnancy, as well as the necessity of early specialist input to investigate symptomatic choledocholithiasis in pregnancy.
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