Hemorrhoidectomy in the Third Trimester of Pregnancy: A Case Report of A Primipara With Twin Gestation
Copyright (c) 2020 Edwin Onyedikachi Chukwudi, Itekena Eugene Wakama, Ugochukwu Onyinye, Emi Membere-Otagi ., Akano Charity ., Babalola Idowu .
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Hemorrhoids in pregnancy rarely require surgical treatment. Hemorrhoidectomy when done in pregnancy may result in complications for the mother or fetus. With multiple gestations (twin gestation in this case), the risk of these complications could be higher, more so, when done in the third rather than second trimester. We report the management of a 29yr old woman with twin gestation and in situ cervical cerclage who developed strangulated hemorrhoids at 30 weeks gestation. She had successful hemorrhoidectomy, continued her pregnancy until vaginal delivery of a healthy set of male twin neonates at 37 weeks gestation without recurrence.
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