Hydrops fetalis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Presentation

31 weeks pregnancy scan and postnatal imaging

Patient Data

Age: Adult
Gender: Female

Anasarca, pleural, pericardial effusions and ascites.

The placenta is enlarged.

Babygram confirms generalized edema.

Case Discussion

31 week pregnant lady with history of absent fetal movement. US confirmed absent fetal cardiac motion and the presence of diffuse skin edema, ascites and pleural effusion. Findings are consistent with hydrops fetalis.

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