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Nonimmune hydrops fetalis and bilateral pulmonary hypoplasia in a newborn infant with nuchal vascular hamartoma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9433160     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Nuchal vascular hamartoma was found in a newborn premature infant who presented with nonimmune hydrops fetalis, pulmonary hypoplasia due to bilateral pleural effusion and polyhydramnios in utero. The baby died 26 hours after birth despite maximal respiratory and circulatory support. Postmortem examination revealed a vascular hamartoma localized to the left posterolateral region of the neck. We suggest that nuchal vascular hamartoma may be associated with fetal hydrops, probably due to compromised lymph drainage.
Authors:
H Ozkan; H Gülen; N Demir; E Ozer; S Haberal; D Erçal; N T Cevik
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Turkish journal of pediatrics     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0041-4301     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk. J. Pediatr.     Publication Date:    1997 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-02-24     Completed Date:  1998-02-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417505     Medline TA:  Turk J Pediatr     Country:  TURKEY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  557-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pediatrics, Dokuz Eylül University Faculty of Medicine, Izmir, Turkey.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple*
Fatal Outcome
Female
Hamartoma / complications*,  pathology
Humans
Hydrops Fetalis / complications*
Infant, Newborn
Infant, Premature
Lung / abnormalities*
Neck / pathology
Pleural Effusion / complications
Polyhydramnios / complications
Pregnancy

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