Pre-eclampsia: a cause of fetal heart failure?

Magny, J.F.; Marrakchi, Z.; Dworzak, P.; Rougeot, C.; Dehan, M.; Gabilan, J.C.

Archives Francaises de Pediatrie 47(4): 283-285

1990


ISSN/ISBN: 0003-9764
PMID: 2363617
Document Number: 366724
The authors report the case of a newborn whose mother presented with pre-eclampsia. Intrauterine growth retardation, peripheral edema, ascitis and pleural effusion were present at birth. The authors suggest that placental vascular abnormalities could be responsible for fetal heart failure and edema syndrome.

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