hydramnios meaning

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Noun: hydramnios
  1. An abnormality of pregnancy; accumulation of excess amniotic fluid

Type of: abnormalcy [US], abnormality

Encyclopedia: Hydramnios

Excess of amniotic fluid greater than 2,000 ml. It is a common obstetrical complication whose major causes include maternal diabetes,chromosomal disorders,isoimmunological disease,congenital abnormalities,and multiple gestations. also hy·dram·ni·on n : excessive accumulation of the amniotic fluid —called also polyhydramnioshy·dram·ni·ot·ic adj


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  1. hydramnios and fetus anomaly
  2. objective : to discuss the relationship between hydramnios and fetus anomaly
  3. method : the clinical informations of 153 hydramnios cases were reviewed in our hospital since 1997
  4. conclusions : the key measure for treatment of hydramnios was early diagnosis of the fetus whether any malformation was existed or not
  5. Using an ultrasound, Pallister-Killian may be diagnosed through observation of hypertelorism, broad neck, shorts limbs, abnormal hands or feet, diaphragmatic hernia, and hydramnios.

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