Apriliana, Ety and Zahra, Aminah (2017) Peningkatan Risiko Mikrosefali akibat Infeksi Virus Zika pada Kehamilan. MAJORITY, 6 (2). pp. 110-114. ISSN 2337 - 3776

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Zika virus has been the cause of the emergency of public health disease that is distrubing world, since being declared by World Health Organization 2016. This disease spreads wider countinously to other countries with Aedes aegypti as the most common vector. There were five cases of zika virus that had been found in Indonesia. The clinical manifestations that arise due to the disease are maculopapular rash with itching, fever, no purulent conjunctivitis, poliarthralgia, and swelling around the joints. Atypical symptoms, such as muscle pain, retro-orbital pain, vomiting, and hypertrophy of lymph nodes could be found also. Some studies suggest that there is a relationship between increased risk of the fetus that was born with microcephaly and zika virus infection in pregnant women. Microcephaly is a finding of the baby's head that is smaller than expected in infants of the same sex and similar age. In Brazil between 2015 and mid-2016, it was found an increased prevalence of neonates that were born with microcephaly. It is associated with an outbreak of zika virus infection in Brazil. The study suggests that in electron microscope, it was seen the structure that showed viral replication in the fetal brain and they found the virus is in amniotic fluid of fetus that were suffered from microcephaly. Keywords: pregnancy, microcephaly, zika virus

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RG Gynecology and obstetrics
Divisions: Fakultas Kedokteran (FK) > Prodi Pendidikan Dokter
Depositing User: ETY APRILI
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 03:42
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2017 03:42
URI: http://repository.lppm.unila.ac.id/id/eprint/5081

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