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hydrops

(ˈhaɪdrɒps)
n
1. (Medicine) a swelling caused by excessive fluid in cells or tissues
2. (Medicine) a severe swelling of the entire body caused by excess fluid and accompanied by anaemia, occurring in foetuses and newborns affected by haemolytic disease. Also called: fetal hydrops or hydrops fetalis
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Noun1.hydrops - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavitieshydrops - swelling from excessive accumulation of watery fluid in cells, tissues, or serous cavities
angioedema, atrophedema, giant hives, periodic edema, Quincke's edema - recurrent large circumscribed areas of subcutaneous edema; onset is sudden and it disappears within 24 hours; seen mainly in young women, often as an allergic reaction to food or drugs
lymphedema - swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas
scleredema - a skin disease marked by hard edema of the tissue usually beginning in the face
cystoid macular edema - a specific pattern of swelling in the central retina
puffiness, swelling, lump - an abnormal protuberance or localized enlargement
anasarca - generalized edema with accumulation of serum in subcutaneous connective tissue
chemosis - edema of the mucous membrane of the eyeball and eyelid lining
papilledema - swelling of the optic disc (where the optic nerve enters the eyeball); usually associated with an increase in intraocular pressure
brain edema, cerebral edema - swelling of the brain due to the uptake of water in the neuropile and white matter
Translations

hy·drops

n. hidropesía, hidropsia o edema.
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Monitoring of the growth and development of the right heart structure, the presence of fetal arrhythmia, fetal hydrops, uterine contraction, and other complications will be performed closely.
5 cm) (Figure 2) with other features of fetal hydrops (ascites, pericardial effusion, scalp edema, abdominal wall edema) was detected.
Monitoring with frequent ultrasound examinations is recommended to detect early signs of fetal thyroid dysfunction such as the presence of fetal goiter, fetal tachycardia, intrauterine growth restriction, accelerated bone maturation, signs of congestive heart failure, and fetal hydrops (3).
Fetal hydrops was the end result of a serious problem in utero that could not have developed during the hours of labor and delivery; it most likely arose days to weeks before delivery.
Over time, recipient twins can develop severe cardiac dysfunction leading to fetal hydrops.
Patients with their blood pressure and plasma random glucose checked and a history of hypertension, diabetes, previous adverse fetal outcome, intrauterine growth retardation and fetal hydrops were sought.
To remove the effect of other factors causing oligohydramnios and polihydramnios, all cases with urinary or skeletal anomalies, intrauterine growth retardation, multiple pregnancy, diaphragmatic hernia, diabetes, fetal hydrops, and premature rupture of membrane, were excluded from the study.
1] In cases of fetal hydrops it guides management in terms of fetal treatment, expectant care or urgent delivery.
Congenital lymphangiomas may occur in association with Down's syndrome, Turner's syndrome Noonan's syndrome, Cardiac anomalies and Fetal hydrops.
The premature closure or constriction of the ductus arteriosus (DA) is rare and can result in right heart failure, fetal hydrops, persistent pulmonary hypertension and death (1-3).
Fetal hydrops was diagnosed with the presence of fluid in two or more fetal cavities.
The author noted that some major clinical diagnoses can be difficult to confirm on D&E, including Dandy-Walker malformation, Arnold-Chiari malformation, encephalocele, holoprosencephaly, cystic hygroma, endocardial cushion defect, severe fetal hydrops, and diaphragmatic hernia.