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Introduction: Polyhydramnios

Description of Polyhydramnios

Polyhydramnios (medical condition): Excess amniotic fluid around a fetus in the womb....more »

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Polyhydramnios: Excess of amniotic fluid greater than 2,000 ml. It is a common obstetrical complication whose major causes include maternal diabetes, chromosomal disorders, isoimmunological disease, congenital abnormalities, and multiple gestations.
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Polyhydramnios: A condition of abnormally high AMNIOTIC FLUID volume, such as greater than 2,000 ml in the LAST TRIMESTER and usually diagnosed by ultrasonographic criteria (AMNIOTIC FLUID INDEX). It is associated with maternal DIABETES MELLITUS; MULTIPLE PREGNANCY; CHROMOSOMAL DISORDERS; and congenital abnormalities.
Source: MeSH 2007

Polyhydramnios: Related Topics

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Polyhydramnios as a Disease

Polyhydramnios (medical condition): See Polyhydramnios (disease information).
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Polyhydramnios: Related Diseases

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Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for Polyhydramnios

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Hierarchical classifications of Polyhydramnios

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