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What is intra uterine fetal death?
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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: In utero demise
An intrauterine fetal death or demise is a pregnancy complication where the fetus dies in the uterus before labor occurs.
It usually requires labor induction or a d & e to remove the fetus and the other products of conception from the uterus.

In brief: In utero demise
An intrauterine fetal death or demise is a pregnancy complication where the fetus dies in the uterus before labor occurs.
It usually requires labor induction or a d & e to remove the fetus and the other products of conception from the uterus.
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
In brief: Dire complication.
Defined as fetal demise after 20 weeks, iufd is a dire compication that occurs in about 6-7/1, 000 pregnancies in the United States (2006 data).
Causes: fetal (eg, structural defects, syndromes, and aberrant growth), placental (eg, abruption, large chorioangiomas, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy), maternal (eg, acute chorioamnionitis, diabetes mellitus, rheumatologic disorders).

In brief: Dire complication.
Defined as fetal demise after 20 weeks, iufd is a dire compication that occurs in about 6-7/1, 000 pregnancies in the United States (2006 data).
Causes: fetal (eg, structural defects, syndromes, and aberrant growth), placental (eg, abruption, large chorioangiomas, hypertensive disorders of pregnancy), maternal (eg, acute chorioamnionitis, diabetes mellitus, rheumatologic disorders).
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