amnionic fluid syndrome

am·ni·on·ic flu·id syn·drome

pulmonary embolic phenomenon thought to result from the infusion of amniotic fluid containing epithelial squames into maternal blood vessels; shock ensues and sudden death may occur. See: amnionic fluid embolism.

am·ni·on·ic flu·id syn·drome

(am'nē-on'ik flū'id sin'drōm)
Pulmonary embolic phenomena thought to be due to infusion of amnionic fluid containing epithelial squamae into maternal blood vessels; shock ensues and sudden death may occur.
See: amnionic fluid embolism
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