A rare case of early onset intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy


  • Saraswathi H. L. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Trishula Gurunath Joshi Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Suvarna Jyothi Ganta Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chinmaya Mission Hospital, Bangalore, Karnataka, India




Intra hepatic cholestasis of pregnancy, In vitro fertilisation, Progesterone


Intrahepatic cholestasis of pregnancy (ICP) is an important complication of pregnancy requiring increased surveillance by the obstetricians due to its increased foetal morbidity and mortality in the form of preterm birth, foetal distress, RDS including sudden IUD and stillbirth. The incidence of ICP is increasing due to IVF and routine administration of progesterone in early pregnancy. ICP usually presents in late second and third trimester. Here authors are presenting a case of early onset ICP (14 weeks) which developed in an IVF conception.



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