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Prepartum diagnosis of limb-shortening defects with associated hydramnios.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  3307798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Two cases of skeletal dysplasia with limb-shortening abnormalities are presented. In association with the skeletal abnormalities, gross hydramnios was noted. A review of the existing literature reveals that coexistent fetal skeletal dysplasia and hydramnios have an extremely poor prognosis, especially in the nonachondroplastic patient with singleton fetus. The two cases presented here and the accompanying review emphasize the importance of recognizing this association in providing appropriate counseling to parents.
R L Thomas; L W Hess; T R Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  1987 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1987-11-16     Completed Date:  1987-11-16     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  293-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine, Bethesda, Maryland.
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MeSH Terms
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*
Osteochondrodysplasias / diagnosis*
Polyhydramnios / diagnosis*
Prenatal Diagnosis*

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