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Embolism, Amniotic Fluid

Introduction: Embolism, Amniotic Fluid

Description of Embolism, Amniotic Fluid

Embolism, Amniotic Fluid: Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.
Source: MeSH 2007

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