Fetal hydrops

What is Fetal hydrops?

Hydrops fetalis is a condition in the fetus characterized by an accumulation of fluid, or edema, in at least two fetal compartments. By comparison, hydrops allantois or hydrops amnion are an accumulation of excessive fluid in the allantoic or amniotic space respectively.

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hi im 34 wks pregnant tomorrow and i have togo for growth and doppler scans everyweek as my baby is measuring smaller by 2 to 3 wks ,iv now just...

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As you told you are having cyst on placenta,that is not a big problem,because your baby not having any sign of hydrops.It...

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hi , yesterday i had gone for my ultrasound in 32 week of pregnancy and they found (relatively large heterogeneously hypoechoic lesion in placenta...

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Chorioangioma is a vascular tumour of the placenta. If it is less than 5 cm in size, it is unlikely to cause any...

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What could it mean if the baby has a big abdomen in utero?

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Thanks for consulting us.

Actually there could be a list of causes responsible for this appearance on ultrasound.
It could be just a fat & big...

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