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343 Possible Causes for Polyhydramnios, Spina Bifida

  • Spina Bifida

    Individuals with spina bifida need both surgical and medical management.[] Spina bifida by literal definition of the word means a split spine.[] What is spina bifida? Spina bifida (pronounced SPAHY-nuh BIF-i-duh ) is a neural tube defect that frequently occurs in families.[]

  • Anencephaly

    For the 241 spina bifida-affected live births in 2009 in Germany, the estimated additional lifetime direct medical costs compared with non-spina bifida affected births were[] RESULTS: In the 35 dichorionic pregnancies that were managed expectantly, 20 (57.1%) developed polyhydramnios at 25-31 weeks; 13 were managed expectantly, five had amniodrainage[] These data revealed that polyhydramnios was a feature in 56 (26%) pregnancies, death in utero in 15 (7%) pregnancies, 72 (34%) babies were born prematurely ( [Indexed for[]

  • Polyhydramnios

    Etiology- Fetal Anencephaly Esophageal atresia Spina Bifida Cleft lip & Palate Hydrocephalus Aneuploidy 6. Etiology- Placental Normal Placenta Chorioangioma 7.[] There are two clinical varieties of polyhydramnios: chronic polyhydramnios where excess amniotic fluid accumulates gradually, and acute polyhydramnios where excess amniotic[] . • Hydramnios may also occur with other fetal abnormalities, including spina bifida, Down's syndrome or Edwards' syndrome. • Chorioangioma (tumor) of the placenta is a rare[]

  • Multiple Pregnancy

    Birth defects Multiple birth babies have about twice the risk for problems present at birth (congenital) such as spina bifida and other neural tube defects, and problems of[] Polyhydramnios. Placental site. X-ray If ultrasound is not available it can detect foetal heads and vertebral columns.[] bifida).[]

  • Oligohydramnios

    The level of AFP in the mother's blood has been used to help find pregnancies at higher risk to have spina bifida.[] 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[] These also help understand the risk of an infant to be born with congenital disorders (Spina bifida, Down syndrome etc).[]

  • Iniencephaly

    Cases were divided by sex and the presence or absence of spina bifida.[] Antenatal Diagnosis: As with other fetal anomalies, polyhydramnios is frequent.[] Spina bifida (50%) and anencephaly (42%) were the most commonly occurring complications affecting the central nervous system.[]

  • Esophageal Atresia

    bifida) 741.90 thyroid cartilage 748.3 trachea 748.3 tympanic membrane 744.29 uterus (with communication to bladder, intestine, or rectum) 752.39 uvula 749.02 vitelline duct[] 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.[]

  • Cerebral Palsy

    bifida, or any other identified delay of 25% or more.[] On univariate analysis which assumes a direct relationship between cerebral palsy and a single risk factor, there are strong associations with polyhydramnios, premature separation[] He said the technology could be beneficial to patients with spina bifida and muscular dystrophy in the future.[]

  • Talipes Cavus

    bifida 3 Radiographic features Plain radiograph The lateral view is key to assessment, as the dorsoplantar view can sometimes appear normal, unless there an associated abnormality[] Maternal polyhydramnios and other conditions which restrict space in utero (such as uterine abnormalities and multiple pregnancy) have an association with positional talipes[] Bifida Association of America, among other groups.[]

  • Placental Transfusion Syndrome

    Birth defects Multiple birth babies have about twice the risk of congenital (present at birth) abnormalities including neural tube defects (such as spina bifida), gastrointestinal[] […] in donor but urine visible within the bladder of the donor Stage2: polyhydramnios in the recipient, a stuck donor, urine not visible within the donor's bladder Stage3: polyhydramnios[] Kohl T, Tchatcheva K, Merz W et al (2009) Percutaneous fetoscopic patch closure of human spina bifida aperta: advances in fetal surgical techniques may obviate the need for[]

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