fetal hydrops


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hydrops

 [hi´drops] (L.)
old term for edema. adj., adj hydrop´ic.
fetal hydrops (hydrops feta´lis) gross edema of the entire body of the newborn infant, in erythroblastosis fetalis.

fe·tal hy·drops

, hydrops fetalis
abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the fetal tissues, as in erythroblastosis fetalis.

fetal hydrops

fe·tal hy·drops

, hydrops fetalis (fē'tăl hī'drops, fē-tā'lis)
Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in the fetal tissues, as in erythroblastosis fetalis.
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With worsening anaemia, the resulting hypoxaemia initially causes redistribution of blood flow to the brain and coronary arteries, but ultimately tissue hypoxia leads to metabolic acidosis and myocardial dysfunction, manifesting as right atrial enlargement and placentomegaly due to congestion, and later overt fetal hydrops and demise due to high-output cardiac failure.
The larger twin developed fetal hydrops at 25 weeks gestation and was stillborn and the smaller twin was born alive and died after 4 hours.
Furthermore, we highlight the importance of irregular antibody screening for women with significant obstetric history and fetal hydrops.
Although most parvovirus infections in pregnant women don't harm the fetus, human parvovirus B19 (B19V) may cause severe fetal anemia and cardiac failure, potentially leading to nonimmune fetal hydrops.
The natural history and prognosis of prenatal CCAMs depend on the size of the malformation, the degree of pulmonary hypoplasia, and the exertion of mass effect manifested by mediastinal shift, cardiac compression, eversion of the hemidiaphragm, and presence of fetal hydrops.
The mother was treated with digoxine, the heart frequency was transiently stabilized, but because of the development of fetal hydrops (induced by arrhythmia) the pregnancy was after 24 hours interrupted by caesarian section.
Cystic hygroma is commonly associated with fetal hydrops and Turner syndrome.
The purpose of this therapy is to slow the inflammatory process to prevent progression of incomplete to complete congenital heart block, as well as to treat fetal hydrops and/or myocarditis.
In addition to the skeletal findings, achondrogenesis may be indicated by ultrasound findings associated with fetal hydrops (hydrops fetalis).
The site starts with dozens of "normal" views to lay the foundations, and then moves on to the "typical" abnormal views of entities such as ventriculoseptal defect, Ebstein's anomaly, and fetal hydrops.
Regarding the prognostic factors,[3],[4],[5],[6],[27] multiple studies indicated that poor prognosis during fetal and neonatal periods included earlier gestational age at diagnosis, lower ventricular rate (<50 beats/min), as well as the presence of EFE, DCM, and fetal hydrops.