Chronic umbilical cord entanglements causing intrauterine fetal demise in the second trimester.


Entanglement of the umbilical cord with fetal body parts is known to occur in early pregnancy. This can potentially compromise the cord blood flow and cause fetal demise. We report 3 instances of intrauterine fetal deaths in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy with longstanding cord entanglement. The cord had left impressions of entanglement on the entrapped… (More)
DOI: 10.2350/10-06-0846-CR.1


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