Prenatal thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and the renal veins.

@article{Smorgick2007PrenatalTO,
  title={Prenatal thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and the renal veins.},
  author={Noam Smorgick and A. Herman and Yifat Wiener and Reuvit Halperin and David James Sherman},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2007},
  volume={27 7},
  pages={
          603-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE This manuscript discusses the clinical presentation, diagnosis, pathophysiology and possible etiologies of prenatal thrombosis of the inferior vena cava and renal veins. METHODS Eleven cases were identified through a Medline search of the English literature. These cases were reviewed, together with a recent case that was treated in our medical center. RESULTS Fetal thrombosis in the aforementioned vessels, presented as hydrops fetalis (33%), acute fetal distress (42%), or as an… CONTINUE READING
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