Persistent reversed end diastolic flow in the fetal middle cerebral artery: an ominous finding.

@article{Brownfoot2015PersistentRE,
  title={Persistent reversed end diastolic flow in the fetal middle cerebral artery: an ominous finding.},
  author={Fiona C. Brownfoot and Catherine Anne Cluver and Susan Philippa Walker},
  journal={Ultrasound},
  year={2015},
  volume={23 3},
  pages={186-9}
}
Fetal persistent middle cerebral artery reversed end diastolic flow is a rare and ominous finding. Previous cases have been associated with intracranial hemorrhage, growth restriction, anaemia, and hepatic anomaly. Intrauterine demise or early neonatal death is a common outcome. We report the case of persistent middle cerebral artery reversed end diastolic flow in a well-grown fetus at 32 weeks' gestation resulting from acute, severe anaemia due to a large feto-maternal hemorrhage. An emergency… CONTINUE READING