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n. oligohidramnios, bajo nivel de líquido amniótico al término de la gestación.
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(10) Both components are largely cartilaginous and remain vulnerable in utero to external forces (such as in oligohydramnios) or internal forces such as those influenced by developing musculature or lack of foetal movement (as in spina bifida or arthrogryposis).
Although no congenital malformations were observed, fetal renal toxicity, as evidenced by oligohydramnios or anhydramnios, was observed in three cases.
cephalic pole in the maternal pelvis), maternal body habitus, and poly- or oligohydramnios. (1)
Exposure to these agents in the latter part of the second trimester and throughout the third is known to cause functional toxicity in the fetus and newborn consisting of renal impairment, oligohydramnios, premature closure of the ductus arteriosus, and primary pulmonary hypertension of the newborn.
Oligohydramnios occurs in about 1% to 5% of pregnancies at term.
This condition, oligohydramnios, is caused by a tear in the amniotic membrane.
Higher incidences of other abnormalities including erythroblastosis and meconium staining were also present in the case group (Figure 5) as was clinical oligohydramnios (P < .02).
According to the latest classification, the amniotic fluid volume was categorized as follows: less than 2 cm, oligohydramnios; 2 to 8 cm, normal; more than 8 cm, polyhydramnios.
oligohydramnios was most likely due to maternal nutritional deficiency and anaemia in addition to reduced fluid intake due to scarcity of clean drinking water.
The data collected from both cohorts of mothers included obstetrical complications during pregnancy such as the occurrence of gestational diabetes, pre-eclampsia, oligohydramnios or polyhydramnios.