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Pregnancy after allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in a Fanconi anemia patient

Authors Atashkhoei S, Fakhari S, Bilehjani E, Farzin H

Received 11 October 2016

Accepted for publication 1 December 2016

Published 10 January 2017 Volume 2017:10 Pages 11—14

DOI https://doi.org/10.2147/IMCRJ.S124414

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Simin Atashkhoei, Solmaz Fakhari, Eissa Bilehjani, Haleh Farzin

Department of Anesthesiology, Al-Zahra Hospital, Tabriz University of Medical Sciences, Tabriz, Iran

Abstract: Pregnancy in patients with Fanconi anemia (FA) is rare. However, there are reports of successful pregnancy in Fanconi patients after bone marrow transplantation (BMT, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation). We describe the case of a term pregnant woman with FA who was treated with BMT 2 years earlier. She underwent successful delivery with cesarean section using spinal anesthesia without any complications.

Keywords: Fanconi anemia, bone marrow transplantation, pregnancy, cesarean section, spinal anesthesia

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