polyhydramnios


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polyhydramnios

[¦päl·i·hī′dram·nē‚ōs]
(medicine)
An excessive volume of amniotic fluid. Also known as hydramnios.
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Polyhydramnios may be present, as the swallowed fluid cannot enter the proximal small bowel loops.
Other complications are also increased in parturients with DM, including spontaneous abortions, polyhydramnios, prematurity, prolonged labour and uterine hypotonia following a caesarean delivery (7).
Congenital epulis has been associated with polyhydramnios secondary to an inability of the fetus to swallow amniotic fluid.
A routine ultrasound showed a cleft palate, polyhydramnios and possible cardiac defect.
The donor fetus has an empty bladder, oligohydramnios, and perhaps growth restriction, whereas the recipient fetus has a large bladder, polyhydramnios, and often evidence of cardiac overload, Dr.
Angela had a difficult pregnancy and was diagnosed with polyhydramnios, or excess fluid in her womb, which can cause premature birth.
This results in severe polyhydramnios in the recipient twin sac and oligohydramnios in the donor twin sac.
Large lesions are associated with fetal hydrops, pulmonary hypoplasia and polyhydramnios.
An uncomplicated pregnancy was defined as a pregnancy without the presence of AIDS-defining symptoms, hypertension, preeclampsia, polyhydramnios, abnormal fetal presentation, history of a cesarean section, hemorrhage, or repeated spontaneous abortions (>2).
Women with either a historical risk factor (previous macrosomic infant, first degree relative with diabetes mellitus, previous unexplained stillbirth, maternal age > 40 years or maternal weight > 90 kg) or a risk unique to the current pregnancy (confirmed glycosuria, polyhydramnios or suspected macrosomia) were screened.
Indications for amniocentesis were screening for chromosomal abnormalities or therapeutic amniocentesis for polyhydramnios.
An ultrasound examination revealed probable thoraco-omphalopagus conjoined twins and polyhydramnios.