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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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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The loss of all four alpha genes is termed Hb Barts hydrops fetalis (Hb Barts is a tetramer of fetal gamma globin chains).
Prenatal ultrasound can demonstrate peripheral and visceral vascular anomalies, cardiomegaly, nonimmune hydrops, macrocephaly, hemi-hypertrophy, and umbilical cord hemangioma.
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.
A case of congenital lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV) infection revealed by hydrops fetalis.
Possibly the endo-organ of this patient still has endolymphatic hydrops attacks (sensorineural hearing loss attacks), but escitalopram prevents the disequilibrium between two central vestibular inputs, which can lead to vertigo.
It is present in two clinically significant forms: hemoglobin Bart hydrops fetalis (Hb Bart) syndrome and hemoglobin H (HbH) disease.
5 cm) (Figure 2) with other features of fetal hydrops (ascites, pericardial effusion, scalp edema, abdominal wall edema) was detected.
Introduction: Human parvovirus (HPV) B19 may cause syndromes with a different clinic such as erythema infectiosum, non-immune hydrops fetalis, temporary aplastic anemia and arthropathy.
This then developed into another condition called hydrops, meaning his heart wasn't pumping blood round his heart properly and he had excess fluid.
He has been diagnosed with cochlear hydrops, a condition from which one in four do not recover hearing.
Greg rutherford said there was a one in four chance the problem, called cochlea hydrops, would become a life-long affliction.