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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According to their scheme, the presence of polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios is considered a poor prognostic indicator, whereas normal amniotic fluid volumes indicate a lack of clinically significant twin-twin transfusion.
For convenience purpose the first 100 women with polyhydramnios were further investigated for fetal outcome.
2) Polyhydramnios is often found in patients with diabetes mellitus and gestational diabetes.
The prenatal ultrasound also revealed mild polyhydramnios (AFI=26) with a normal color.
Aided by contributors who work in obstetrics and gynecology and sonography in the US, she reviews aspects of ultrasound in general, then discusses ultrasound scans as related to pelvic anatomy and physiology, anomalies, and gynecological pathology; each trimester of pregnancy; the placenta and umbilical cord; the cervix during pregnancy; anomalies associated with polyhydramnios and oligohydramnios; multiple gestations and their complications; maternal disorders and pregnancy; fetal syndromes; Doppler applications; infertility; volume sonography; invasive procedures; and the sonographer's role in the grieving process.
5] Antenatal sonar diagnosis of polyhydramnios or absence of the stomach fluid echo should alert the obstetrician to look for other possible congenital abnormalities.
The objectives of this study were to find out the frequency of severity of polyhydramnios and the frequency of different modes of delivery in pregnancies with polyhydramnios.
The alobar HPE and polyhydramnios had been detected by antenatal ultrasonography.
There was statistically significant increase in cases of eclampsia, pre-eclampsia, polyhydramnios, oligohydramnios, antepartum haemorrhage (APH), postpartum haemorrhage (PPH), and malaria among pregnant women attending hospital for institutional delivery (Table 4).
Otocephaly is commonly associated with other midline defects like holoprosencephaly, cyclopia, proboscis & other cerebral malformations (2) patient may present with polyhydramnios.