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Significance of opaque discolored amniotic fluid at second-trimester amniocentesis.
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PMID:  3940336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
From June 1978 to December 1983, 100 patients with viable pregnancies involving opaque, discolored, second-trimester amniotic fluid were identified. During this period 7018 genetic amniocenteses were performed for an incidence of discolored fluid of 1.4%. Compared with case matched control subjects there were no statistically significant differences in the incidence of elevated amniotic fluid alpha-fetoprotein, preterm labor, fetal distress during labor, intrauterine growth retardation, or stillbirth. The rate of spontaneous abortion (7 versus 0%; P less than .05) was increased in the discolored fluid group. The patients with discolored fluid also had an increased incidence of prior vaginal bleeding (P less than .001).
L W Hess; R L Anderson; M S Golbus
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0029-7844     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1986 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-01-23     Completed Date:  1986-01-23     Revised Date:  2009-10-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401101     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  44-6     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Amniotic Fluid / analysis*
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis
Pregnancy Complications* / genetics
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Prenatal Diagnosis

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