Polyhydramnios

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe

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36/40 - growth and wellbeing scan.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

AFI is increased at 29.2 cm (i.e. there is polyhydramnios). Umbilical artery Doppler is normal. Cervix measures 3.6 cm long and the internal os is closed. 

Case Discussion

There is a history of maternal gestational diabetes, managed on insulin. This is a known cause of polyhydramnios and accounts for the cause in this case. 

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Case information

rID: 37789
Case created: 23rd Jun 2015
Last edited: 30th Mar 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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