Mirror syndrome

Mirror syndrome or triple oedema or Ballantyne syndrome is a rare disorder affecting pregnant women. It refers to the unusual association of fetal and placental hydrops with maternal pre-eclampsia and oedema.

History and etymology

It was first described in 1892 by John William Ballantyne.

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Article information

rID: 15064
System: Obstetrics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Ballantyne syndrome
  • Triple oedema
  • Triple edema

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