Case Report An Infant with Congenital Rubella Syndrome in India


Authors : Shramana Ray

Volume/Issue : Volume 6 - 2021, Issue 7 - July

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Congenital rubella infection remains a public health problem when it is observed that around 40%- 45% of women in the childbearing age are susceptible to Rubella. Over 2 lakhs babies are born with birth defects because of Rubella infection during pregnancy in India. Here presenting a case of a term female baby who tested positive for rubella virus. On examination the baby showed hepatosplenomegaly. She was detected to have patent foramen oval(PFO). On ophthalmic examination red reflex was present in both eyes. Baby came symptomatically Covid-19 positive at the time of admission. She was diagnosed with subglottic stenosis. Baby was treated with antibiotics and steroids. With this case the focus will be on clinical manifestation, treatment and also prevention of Congenital Rubella Infection in India.

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