Oligohydramnios

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

Presentation

23+6/40 transfer from rural hospital.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Transverse lie. EFW <5th percentile and AC on 15th percentile. AFI is reduced at 2.5.

Case Discussion

An AFI < 5-8 is indicative of oligohydramnios. In this case there is also reduced amniotic fluid volume subjectively. The cause in this case was preterm premature rupture of membranes (PPROM). 

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Case information

rID: 36597
Published: 18th Jun 2015
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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