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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.

hy·drops

(hī'drops),
An excessive accumulation of clear, watery fluid in any of the tissues or cavities of the body; synonymous, according to its character and location, with ascites, anasarca, edema, and other conditions.
[G. hydrōps]

hy·drops

(hī'drops)
An excessive accumulation of clear, watery fluid in any of the tissues or cavities of the body; synonymous, according to its character and location, with ascites, anasarca, or edema.
[G. hydrōps]

hy·drops

(hī'drops)
Excessive clear, watery fluid in any body tissues or cavities.
[G. hydrōps]

Patient discussion about hydrops

Q. does mosquito bites considered as an edema a bet with a friend- please help solve an issue an help me win a new I pod :)

A. (don't take the mini i-pod, it sucks). it's true-the mosquito has a number of proteins and materials in his saliva that works as anticoagulants and vasodilators (blood vessel broadening). these causes the bite area to start an immune reaction and one of the consequences is an edema-"an increase of interstitial fluid in any organ", that means fluids are exiting blood system. in this case- not too much...

Q. what is "pulmonary edema" and what are the risks? my Dr. told me I'm in a risk group for pulmonary edema, he tried to explain what it is but i didn't understand fully...if someone may give me a brief explanation- I'll appreciate it!

A. pulmonary edema occurs when, lets say, your heart left ventricle stops working properly and your right ventricle works fine. that means your lungs getting lets presume- 1 liter of blood -but your left ventricle can pump out of it only 990 ml. that means you have high blood pressure in your lungs and fluid comes out of blood vessels and fills your lungs, making it harder and harder breathing.

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Moreover, a specific focus on low-frequency SSNHL should be set to better assess the possibility of an endolymphatic hydrops in such cases.
The prognosis for hydrops of the fetal membranes is guarded to poor with respect to a favourable pregnancy outcome or even a full-term gestation.
Various Anomalies leading to Second Trimester MTP Anencephaly 18 Cystic hygroma 7 Encephalocele 3 Hydrops 21 Meningomylocele 10 Other NTD 14 Skeletal dysplasia 7 TGA 3 Megacystitis 3 Note: Table made from bar graph.
On the other hand, in recipients the main problem is hypervolemia, myocardial hypertrophy, and high cardiac output, which potentially could progress to fetal hydrops. The effect of the above findings hemodynamically increases the preload and further impairs ventricular filling.
In the case of hydrops fetalis, fetal demise is likely and there is significant risk to the mother for complications of pregnancy.
Febrile cholestatic hepatitis with gallblader hydrops was thought to be the symptoms for atypical Kawasaki disease.
On one hand, presence of anterior hyperreflective opacities at Bowman's layer level, epithelial thickening, and stromal thinning at the conus without posterior scarring (corresponding to stage 3a on OCT) are strong risk factors for hydrops [14, 36].
Associated findings such as ventricular aneurysm, as presented in our case, or hydrops can occur.
It presents highly varied clinical, maternal, and fetal manifestations: maternal cutaneous edema, acute pulmonary edema, preeclampsia, polyhydramnios, and fetal and placental hydrops. It was first described by John William Ballantyne in 1892 as a condition associated with hydropic fetus and Rhesus (Rh) alloimmunization [1].
We describe a case of PLGD presenting prenatally with thrombocytopenia, transfusion-refractory severe anemia, and non-immune fetal hydrops. These clinical features were initially suspected to be due to a primary bone marrow disorder.