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fetal death

Monday 10 January 2005

Etiology (exemples)

- cord accidents

  • umbilical cord stricture (umbilical cord torsion)

- unexplained hypoxia (fetal asphyxia)
- fetal cardiovascular diseases
- chromosomal diseases
- fetal infections
- fetomaternal blood group incompatibility
- fetal bleeding

  • fetal-maternal transfusion
  • fetal-fetal transfusion
  • intrafetal transfusion

- fetal trauma
- fetal tumors and fetal leukemias
- unexplained fetal deaths (50%)

Portfolio

  • A frequent cause of fetal death: retroplacental hematoma
  • A frequent cause of fetal death: retroplacental hematoma
  • A frequent cause of fetal death: retroplacental hematoma