Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 1 - 2022
Cardiac Fetal Changes Associated with Maternal Infection by SARS-CoV-2: Case Report
Haroldo Teófilo De Carvalho1*, Maria Paz Lozano Chiquillo2, Stella Naomi Tanaka2, Ana Cândida Arruda Verzola de Castro3, Lana Kummer2 and Meliza Goi Roscani1
1Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), Department of Medicine, São Carlos, SP, Brazil
2Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), São Carlos, SP, Brazil
3University Hospital of the Federal University of São Carlos - SP (UH), Brazil
*Corresponding Author: Haroldo Teófilo De Carvalho, Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar), Department of Medicine, São Carlos, SP, Brazil.
Received: December 08, 2021; Published: December 29, 2021


After more than 1 year of pandemic, infection by the new coronavirus is still a serious public health problem, and its pathophysiological mechanisms and clinical repercussions are still not fully elucidated. Recent studies have suggested that pregnancy may be a risk factor for new coronavirus infection when compared to non-pregnant women of the same age, and is associated with an increased number of preterm deliveries and caesarean sections, most often secondary to worsening symptoms maternal. We present the case of a pregnant woman whose fetus had structural and cardiac rhythm alterations related to maternal coronavirus infection. The objective of this report is to alert the reader to the possibilities of cardiac alterations in children of mothers contaminated by SARS-CoV-2 and the need for early diagnosis and adequate treatment when necessary.

Keywords: Coronavirus Disease; Gestation; Fetus; Heart Disease


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Citation: Haroldo Teófilo De Carvalho., et al. “Cardiac Fetal Changes Associated with Maternal Infection by SARS-CoV-2: Case Report”. EC Paediatrics 11.1 (2022): 05-09.

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