Serum Cholesterol : A Part from The Book Chapter : Effects of Gestational Hypertriglyceridemia: A Rare Case of Pink Blood Conundrum during Pregnancy

This case belongs to a 24 years old G2P1A0, obese, diabetic, hypertensive pregnant female with BMI 34.4 kg/m2 who underwent planned elective cesarean section due to Fetal Growth restriction at 37 weeks of gestation and delivered a baby boy of 2.2 kg with good APGARS. Intraoperatively, incidentally blood was noted to be turbid and pink in color with thick viscosity. Serum Sample was sent immediately to asses lipid fractions which turned out to be as follows: Serum Cholesterol: 844mg/dl, serum Triglycerides: 1350 mg/dl, Serum HDL: 291 mg/dl, Serum LDL: 260 mg/dl, VLDL: 267 mg/dl.

Author(s) Details:

Ayesha Shahid,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Amna Javed,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Fatima Chaudhry,
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Muhammad Ikram,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

Rukiya Tariq,
University of the Punjab, Pakistan.

Sana Danish,
Shaikh Zayed Hospital, Lahore, Pakistan.

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