Fetus swallowing amniotic fluid

Case contributed by Dr Eric F Greif


Evaluate for polyhydramnios.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Fetus "inhaling/exhaling" amniotic fluid.

Case Discussion

Polyhydramnios was present on this MRI (not fully shown). But, I thought the "inhaling/exhaling" of amniotic fluid was surreal. 

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Case information

rID: 30558
Published: 19th Aug 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Gynaecology
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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