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Golshahi F, Shirazi M, Rahimi Sharbaf F, Zarkesh M R, Nahavandi N. A Case Report of Complete Resolution of Nonimmunological Hydrops Fetalis Without Known Etiology. J Obstet Gynecol Cancer Res. 2021; 6 (3) :152-156
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1- Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Yas Hospital, Tehran, Iran
2- Department of Neonatology, Yas Women Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
3- Shahid Akbarabadi Hospital, Iran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran , nnahavandi923@gmail.com
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The prevalence of nonimmunological hydrops fetalis has been reported between 1 in 1500 and 1 in 4000, with an approximate 80% mortality rate. This case-report study explains a case of hydrops fetalis, presented with generalized edema and pleural and pericardial effusion at 30 weeks of gestation with preterm birth at this age due to preterm uterine contractions. No etiology was found for hydrops and all signs resolved thoroughly after birth without treatment. After birth, the newborn was admitted to neonatal intensive care unit and discharged after 47 days in good condition. The infant was completely healthy within three months after delivery.

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Systematic Review: Case Report | Subject: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Received: 2020/12/12 | Accepted: 2021/04/11 | Published: 2021/06/18

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