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Scrub typhus in pregnancy presenting with permanent hearing loss: A case report
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  • Sangay Tshering,
  • Namkha Dorji,
  • Dago Dem,
  • Tandin Om
Sangay Tshering
JDWNR Hospital
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Namkha Dorji
Jigme Dorji Wangchuck National Referral Hospital
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Dago Dem
Faculty of Post Graduate Medicine, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan
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Tandin Om
Faculty of Post Graduate Medicine, Khesar Gyalpo University of Medical Sciences of Bhutan
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Abstract

Introduction: Scrub typhus can present with audiological symptoms. Case: A pregnant mother presented with persistent fever, pneumonia and hearing loss. Investigation showed positive serology for scrub typhus. Conclusion: Clinicians must be aware of audiological presentations in scrub typhus. Possibly, permanent hearing loss was due to meningoencephalitis and hormone induced immunomodulation

Peer review status:ACCEPTED

08 Mar 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
09 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
09 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
26 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
28 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 Mar 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
28 Mar 20211st Revision Received
30 Mar 2021Assigned to Editor
30 Mar 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
30 Mar 2021Submission Checks Completed
30 Mar 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
08 Apr 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
08 Apr 20212nd Revision Received
12 Apr 2021Submission Checks Completed
12 Apr 2021Assigned to Editor
12 Apr 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
15 Apr 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
01 May 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
02 May 20213rd Revision Received
02 May 2021Submission Checks Completed
02 May 2021Assigned to Editor
02 May 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
08 May 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
30 May 2021Editorial Decision: Accept