A rare condition in which there is an abnormally small amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the foetus in the uterus during pregnancy
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an unusually small amount of amniotic fluid surrounding the foetus in the uterus, which can lead to complications with the pregnancy
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Oligohydramnios: Scant amniotic fluid: less than usual.
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<radiology> Prerenal, placental insufficiency, low-output cardiac failure, foetal demise, renal, renal agenesis, polycystic disease, multicystic dysplastic, postrenal, UPJ obstruction, megaureter, posterior urethral valves, urethral agenesis Notes: aetiology often unclear, leading to pulmonary hypoplasia, DRIP: demise, renal, IUGR, prematureu
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(ol″ĭ-go-hi-dram´ne-os) deficiency in the amount of amniotic fluid, defined as 500 mL or less at term and smaller amounts at earlier gestational ages.
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(from the article `pregnancy`) True oligohydramnios, a deficiency in amniotic fluid, is a rare condition of unknown cause. It is seen more often in pregnancies that have extended ...
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Low amniotic fluid during pregnancy. Amniotic fluid is produced first by the mother's body and later by the baby's urine to provide a warm and safe environment for the developing baby. This condition can occur at any point during the pregnancy. Oligohydramnios can be caused by a variety of factors. The amniotic fluid levels will decrease as the ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ol′i-gō-hī-dram′nē-os Definitions: 1. The presence of an insufficient amount of amniotic fluid (less than 300 mL at term). Synonyms: hypamnion, hypamnios, oligamnios, oligoamnios
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Oligohydramnios is a condition in pregnancy characterized by a deficiency of amniotic fluid. It is the opposite of polyhydramnios. ==Clinical features== The common clinical features are smaller symphysiofundal height, fetal malpresentation, undue prominence of fetal parts and reduced amount of amniotic fluid. ==Causes== The cause is not known but
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A condition in which there is too little amniotic fluid
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