Echogenic amniotic fluid

Echogenic amniotic fluid can potentially arise from a number of entities which include

  • vernix caseosa : commonest cause
  • meconium contamination
  • haemorrhage into amniotic cavity

However according to some studies 2 pathological analysis of echogenic appearing fluid had reveal normal amniotic fluid content.

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Article information

rID: 14717
System: Obstetrics
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Increased echogenicity to amniotic fluid
  • Hyperechoic amniotic fluid
  • Increased amniotic fluid echogenicity

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