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oligohydramnios sequence

Monday 17 May 2004

Synopsis

- oligohydramnios facies (Potter facies)
- bilateral pulmonary hypoplasia
- arthrogryposis
- limb deformations

  • bilateral foot club (inward rotation of feet)

- limb edema and congestion (compression)
- brain defcts (8372035)

  • abnormal gyration patterns (gyral fusion
  • cerebellar microgyria)
  • cerebellar granule and Purkinje cell heterotopias
  • brain stem heterotopias
  • adysplasia of basal ganglia
  • gliosis
  • cerebral mineralization
  • hydrocephalus

Etiology

- oligohydramnios (lack of amniotic fluid)

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