Hydrops and Intrauterine Fetal Death

Hydrops and Intrauterine Fetal Death


Abnormal accumulation of serous fluid in at least two body cavities or tissues.


USG


Fetal ascites, pleural, and pericardial effusions.


Subcutaneous edema, scalp, and body-wall edema (Figure 27.1).


Placentomegaly.


Causes


Immune—Rh alloimmunization.


Nonimmune—Others such as CVS, GIT, and maternal causes.


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Nov 6, 2018 | Posted by in ULTRASONOGRAPHY | Comments Off on Hydrops and Intrauterine Fetal Death
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