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Edema of the Newborn

Edema of Newborn Unspecified


Presentation

  • Case 1 Presentation A 1-day-old girl presents with bilateral pedal edema at birth (Fig 1). She was born at 37 weeks’ gestation to a 29-year-old now gravida 5, para 3 mother who received poor prenatal care.[neoreviews.aappublications.org]
  • However, unlike Turner syndrome, Milroy’s disease is not associated with renal, cardiac, or other systemic manifestations and is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. 2 A classic presentation of Turner syndrome is a teenage female who is evaluated[consultant360.com]
  • It involves bleeding below the scalp and above the periosteum. [1] Symptoms [ edit ] Caput succedaneum presents as a scalp swelling that extends across the midline and over suture lines and is associated with head molding.[en.wikipedia.org]
  • The swelling with cephalhematoma is not present at birth rather it develops within the first 24 to 48 hours after birth.[nursingcrib.com]
  • If there is visible blood or leukorrhea present on the cervix it should be wiped off with a cotton swab before proceeding.[ndri.com]
Low-Set Posteriorly Rotated Ears
  • The remainder of the initial physical exam was remarkable only for low set, posteriorly rotated ears. The infant’s eyes, midface, palate, mouth, and neck were normally formed. Cardiac and lung exams were unremarkable.[consultant360.com]
Low Set Ears
  • Other well-known clinical manifestations include webbed neck, short fourth metacarpals, low posterior hairline, high-arched palate, small mandible, low-set ears, cubitus valgus deformity, and lymphedema of the hands and feet.[consultant360.com]
Amenorrhea
  • […] unlike Turner syndrome, Milroy’s disease is not associated with renal, cardiac, or other systemic manifestations and is inherited in an autosomal dominant pattern. 2 A classic presentation of Turner syndrome is a teenage female who is evaluated for amenorrhea[consultant360.com]

Workup

  • After consulting the Pediatric Endocrinologist on service we performed a hormonal workup which excluded hypogonadotropic hypogonadism (small phallus due to a lack of male hormones) and insensitivity to testosterone.[allthingsneonatal.com]
  • […] genetic physician or genetic counselor who will be evaluating your family health history for possible inheritable conditions that would cause hydrops Any other specialists as necessary to address underlying issues or abnormalities uncovered by the overall workup[chw.org]

Treatment

  • It maintains a clinical focus while providing state-of-the-art diagnosis and treatment techniques.[books.google.com]
  • The age and size of your baby will also be accounted for in their treatment plan. Treatment lasts as long as is required for your child's bodily functions.[verywell.com]
  • The only treatment for mirror syndrome is immediate delivery of the baby How do you treat hydrops fetalis? Treatment for hydrops depends on the determined cause, if any.[chw.org]
  • Treatment for this long term swelling is in conjunction with the treatment for the condition that caused it. Usually diuretics are also used to relieve the swelling or water-retention.[lymphedemapeople.com]

Prognosis

  • It is important to remember the complication of hydrops has a poor prognosis of survival except for those cases that have a definite cause with established fetal treatment. What is my baby's long-term prognosis? Long-term prognosis is guarded.[chw.org]
  • For more detailed information on infant brain damage prognosis, refer to our article Brain Damage Prognosis .[birthinjuryguide.org]
  • […] change from film-to-film if there is Expiration (air disappears) Better aeration (small bubble formation) Treatment Positive end-expiratory pressure (PEEP Continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) Surfactant administered via ETT Oxygen and diuretics Prognosis[learningradiology.com]
  • Sharing information on coping, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. Sponsored by Lymphedema People. Subscribe: childrenwithlymphedema-subscribe@yahoogroups.com Teens with Lymphedema Welcome to all our family and friends.[lymphedemapeople.com]
  • In general, the prognosis in sclerema of the premature infant is not as bad as has generally been supposed. If we succeed in preventing early the marked desiccation of the infant, then it is still possible to save the infant.[neonatology.org]

Etiology

  • Etiology. -- As far as etiology is concerned we cannot make special differences.[neonatology.org]
  • A 6-week-old girl was admitted for worsening generalized edema of unknown etiology. She was the 2,880-g product of a 32-week gestation to a 32-year-old G 1 P 1 woman.[healio.com]
  • In each case the etiology was found to be the same; estradiol producing ovarian cysts.[allthingsneonatal.com]
  • Clearing usually quick if mostly water; days-weeks if mostly meconium Treatment Supportive Antibiotics and oxygen ECMO can be used Complications Pulmonary hypertension R L shunting Cyanosis Anoxic brain damage Neonatal Pneumonia General Considerations Etiology[learningradiology.com]

Prevention

  • Immune hydrops fetalis is most often a complication of a severe form of Rh incompatibility, which can be prevented.[medlineplus.gov]
  • These drops help prevent an infection, but if your child has an allergy to antibiotics, she could experience lid swelling and other symptoms.[livestrong.com]
  • Is chronic lung disease in low birth weight infants preventable? A survey of eight centers. ‎ Página 84 - Tanner JM, Whitehouse RH, Marubini E, Resele LF. The adolescent growth spurt of boys and girls of the Harpenden growth study. ‎[books.google.es]
  • Some of the goals thought to improve the neurologic outcome of a newborn include: Maintaining normal blood glucose, Maintaining normal blood pressure, Preventing or controlling seizures, and Preventing or minimizing cerebral edema A question that often[birthinjuryinfo.com]
  • The risk of neonatal pulmonary edema can be reduced by several therapeutic measures designed to lessen fluid filtration pressure, increase plasma protein osmotic pressure, and prevent or reduce the severity of lung injury.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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