polyhydramnios


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Related to polyhydramnios: oligohydramnios
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pol·y·hy·dram·ni·os

n. polihidramnios, exceso de líquido amniótico.
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With the exception of one patient who had gestational diabetes with mild polyhydramnios, all the rest had unremarkable antenatal record.
5%) of the women polyhydramnios was present due to uncontrolled gestational diabetes.
At 30 weeks they said I was at risk of premature labour due to severe polyhydramnios [a build-up of fluid in the stomach] which could kill me and Alice.
This condition can be diagnosed antenatally by scanning with the following features: polyhydramnios (seen in this case), echogenic amniotic fluid, fetal growth restriction, eyes closed with eversion of the eyelids and lips (ectropion and eclabion, respectively), flat nose, mouth wide open, ears not well formed, flexion of extremities, mottled, breeched skin of the face and limbs, hyperflexion of fingers and toes, absence of opening movements of fingers (1).
Pregnancy can be complicated by preeclampsia, intrauterine growth retardation, preterm labour, preterm premature rupture of membrane, oligohydramnios, polyhydramnios, hydrops, abruption, haemorrhage from rupture renal tumor, renal failure and fetal demise (3, 4).
I recommend BEPCOP for every cesarean delivery patient, as well as for any vaginally delivered patients who are at increased risk for atony, such as those with prolonged labor, large babies, polyhydramnios, multifetal gestation, chorioamnionitis, and history of hemorrhage after a previous delivery, and for patients who are Jehovah's Witnesses.
1 Predisposing factors include long cord, polyhydramnios, small foetus, mono-amniotic twins, male foetuses, gestational diabetes mellitus, genetic amniocentesis and multiparty.
Adverse pregnancy-related outcomes include increased rates of preterm delivery, restricted fetal growth, low birthweight, premature rupture of membranes, and polyhydramnios (3).
After the December fetal anomaly scan she wrote: "Results show that I have Polyhydramnios.
Disease pattern among study population showed that anemia was the most common medical condition complicating pregnancy constituting about 24% followed by oligohydramnios (13%) and pregnancy-induced hypertension (9%), hyperemesis gravidarum, threatened preterm, urinary tract infection (UTI), gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypothyroidism, polyhydramnios, epilepsy, upper respiratory tract infection (URTI), and others (Figure 3).
The presence of polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios is considered a poor prognostic indicator, whereas normal amniotic fluid volumes indicate a lack of clinically significant twin-twin transfusion.
Neonatal jaundice occurred in six babies, and the other complications included polyhydramnios (n = 3), respiratory distress syndrome (n = 2), and postnatal anemia (n = 1).