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1,464 Possible Causes for Polyhydramnios

  • Diabetes Mellitus

    Shoulder dystocia Brachial plexus injury Respiratory Distress Syndrome Congenital abnormalities Intrauterine growth retardation Spontaneous abortion and intrauterine death Polyhydramnios[] Maternal morbidity may be in the form of increased risk of pre-eclampsia, polyhydramnios and increased incidence of Caesarean Section.[] The specific antepartum test and frequency of testing may be chosen according to local practice; however, because polyhydramnios can result from fetal hyperglycemia, it is[]

  • Pneumonia

    Summary The two major aspiration syndromes are bacterial pneumonia and chemical pneumonitis. They have distinct features but may overlap. For chemical pneumonitis, supportive care is the mainstay of treatment while bacterial infection requires antibiotics. The choice of antibiotic is confused by conflicting evidence[…][]

  • Herpes Zoster

    Zoster-associated extremity paresis is a rare complication of herpes zoster (HZ) and is usually due to zoster-associated mononeuropathy. Complaints of a 77-year-old man started with pain in his right arm and 4 days later he developed itchy red HZ lesions in the same area. One week later, the patient developed[…][]

  • Multiple Pregnancy

    Polyhydramnios. Placental site. X-ray If ultrasound is not available it can detect foetal heads and vertebral columns.[] Recipient twin: polycythemia ; polyhydramnios in diamniotic pregnancies Donor twin: anemia, dehydration, growth retardation ; oligohydramnios in diamniotic pregnancies Increased[] However, the complications of twin pregnancies are not limited to infants; miscarriages, preeclampsia, anemia, placenta previa, polyhydramnios, and premature rupture of membranes[]

  • Polyhydramnios

    There are two clinical varieties of polyhydramnios: chronic polyhydramnios where excess amniotic fluid accumulates gradually, and acute polyhydramnios where excess amniotic[] We present a case of monochorionic-diamniotic (MD) twin pregnancy with polyhydramnios-polyhydramnios sequence.[] Pregnancy - polyhydramnios; Hydramnios - polyhydramnios Buhimschi CS, Norman JE. Pathogenesis of spontaneous preterm birth.[]

  • Pleurisy

    Pleurisy is an inflammation of the pleura, the double-layered membrane that surrounds each lung and the rib cage. The double-layered pleura protects and lubricates the surface of the lungs as they inflate and deflate within the rib cage. Healthy pleura have a thin, fluid-filled space between the two layers that[…][]

  • Fetal Erythroblastosis

    SignsMother• Polyhydramnios in mother.Baby• Pallor • Hepatosplenomegaly – signifying active haemolysis• Jaundice MAY NOT be there at birth – since the mother’s kidney will[] […] ascites), around the heart (pericardial effusion), and/or lungs (pleural effusion), or generalized edema or swelling of the skin and throughout the body (anasarca), as well as polyhydramnios[] The polyhydramnios (larger than normal volume of amniotic fluid) may cause increased risks of preterm labor and birth.[]

  • Esophageal Atresia

    Except a late suspicion of EA (one day before delivery), EA was not diagnosed during prenatal scans despite association with polyhydramnios in two cases and single umbilical[] The likelihood of an atresia is increased by the presence of polyhydramnios.[] Polyhydramnios was detected at 30 weeks' gestation.[]

  • Oligohydramnios

    According Desmedt et al, there is a 61% perinatal mortality in polyhydramnios associated with a fetal or placental malformation. [6] About 20% of infants with polyhydramnios[] Twin gestations are prone to polyhydramnios.[] Polyhydramnios An excess of fluid in the amniotic sac is called polyhydramnios.[]

  • Duodenal Atresia

    These diagnoses are difficult and can be suspected on ultrasound by nonspecific findings including a small stomach and polyhydramnios.[] There was associated polyhydramnios. A presumptive diagnosis of duodenal atresia with a congenital diaphragmatic hernia was made.[] Evidence of polyhydramnios on prenatal ultrasonography may lead to an early diagnosis of duodenal obstruction. An abdominal x-ray typically shows the double bubble sign.[]

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