Neurofibromatosis and pregnancy

Ayaz Bilir R. , Loçlar Karaalp I., Karateke A.

Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology, vol.30, no.4, pp.153-156, 2020 (Refereed Journals of Other Institutions) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 30 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5336/jcog.2020-78717
  • Title of Journal : Journal of Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Page Numbers: pp.153-156


Copyright © 2020 by Türkiye Klinikleri.Neurofibromatosis (NF) is an autosomal dominant genetic syndrome which can be seen in 1: 3000- 1:5000 women. Women with NF without infertility problem may have one or more pregnancies during reproductive years. Pregnancies of patients with neurofibromatosis are known to be complicated by intrauterine growth retardation, preterm birth, gestational hypertension and preeclampsia, but history of abruption is very rare in few cases. Physicians should be aware of the complications of this unique pregnancy and manage it multidisciplinary. The purpose of this case report is to share the experience of the pregnancy with neurofibromatosis, having epilepsy and unexplained embolism history, which is complicated with intrauterine growth retardation and placental abruption.