Potter's syndrome


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Potter's syndrome

n.
A combination of birth defects characterized by the absence of one or both kidneys, underdeveloped lungs, and Potter's facies, and resulting in neonatal respiratory distress, circulatory abnormalities, acidosis, cyanosis, edema, and death.
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Those losses made it impossible for her to accept medical advice to have a termination when she was told it was virtually certain Jacob had Potter's syndrome and no chance of survival.
Jacob was alive but the medics were fairly certain he had Potter's syndrome and would die.
INTRODUCTION: Potter's syndrome refers to the typical facial characteristics and associated pulmonary hypoplasia of a neonate as a direct result of oligohydramnios due to the renal pathology.