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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[16] who examined the effect of colour Doppler on the amniotic fluid index measurements, stated that amniotic fluid index measured by Doppler increases false-positive diagnosis of oligohydramnios and also may underestimate polyhydramnios. In a recent study by Odibo et al.
Women with GDM were more likely to have adverse pregnancy outcomes including gestational hypertensive disorders and polyhydramnios [Table 2].
Intrauterine hypotonia causes polyhydramnios, malpresentation and reduced FMs leading to an increased prevalence of operative delivery.
10.2%; RR 2.86; 95% CI: 1.38-5.01; p = 0.004) and polyhydramnios (7.1% vs.
No signs of polyhydramnios, cervical hyperextension, and no other fetal anomalies were detected.
A male infant was born at 37 weeks gestation (BW, 2 kg) by elective CD due to polyhydramnios. AUS showed AD and DBL.
Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome is characterised by a dilated trachea, hyperechoic lungs, fattened diaphragm, foetal ascites and polyhydramnios on the antenatal care scan (1).
Also in TTTS, there is a finding of polyhydramnios in the recipient.
Polyhydramnios was present in 25% of all pregnancies and turned out to be more common in pregnancies with boys (40%) than girls (10%) with EA (p < 0.01).
Polyhydramnios had been detected by ultrasonography at 33 weeks of gestation.
Typically, the diagnosis is made by prenatal ultrasound with a history of polyhydramnios (32% to 81%) and the detection of two fluid-filled structures consistent with a "double bubble" (the stomach and the dilated proximal duodenum), in up to 44% of case.
Pregestational diabetes alone was also associated with an increased risk of respiratory distress (OR, 2.7) and polyhydramnios (OR, 46.5).