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Describe the disorder called fetal hydrops.?

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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Complicated

The abnormal collection of fluid in more than one area of the fetal body, ascites or effusions, is termed hydrops fetalis.
It could be immune or non-immune. It has to be managed by a high risk specialist who can explain this complicated and deadly condition to you in detail. It's one reason early prenatal care can help identify any abnormal antibodies or infections that can cause it.

In brief: Complicated

The abnormal collection of fluid in more than one area of the fetal body, ascites or effusions, is termed hydrops fetalis.
It could be immune or non-immune. It has to be managed by a high risk specialist who can explain this complicated and deadly condition to you in detail. It's one reason early prenatal care can help identify any abnormal antibodies or infections that can cause it.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Fetal hydrops

Hydrops fetalis is a condition in the fetus characterized by an accumulation of fluid, or edema, in at least two fetal compartments.

In brief: Fetal hydrops

Hydrops fetalis is a condition in the fetus characterized by an accumulation of fluid, or edema, in at least two fetal compartments.
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
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Dr. Samir Shakfeh
Can be caused by immunologic and non immunologic reasons
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