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Causes of Oligohydramnios

Causes of Oligohydramnios

Most cases of oligohydramnios have no known cause. The most serious causes are birth defects in the urinary tract and ruptured membranes.

List of causes of Oligohydramnios

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Oligohydramnios) that could possibly cause Oligohydramnios includes:

  • Placenta abnormality
  • Fetal urinary abnormality

Causes of Oligohydramnios (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Oligohydramnios that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Oligohydramnios: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Oligohydramnios, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Oligohydramnios:

Oligohydramnios: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Oligohydramnios: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Oligohydramnios as a symptom:

Conditions listing Oligohydramnios as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Oligohydramnios. Our database lists the following as having Oligohydramnios as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Oligohydramnios:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Oligohydramnios may be found in:


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