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TWISTING OF THE UMBILICAL CORD CAUSING INTRAUTERINE FETAL DEATH

DOI: 10.7439/ijbar.v3i8.697

Keywords: Twisting of umbilical cord , Intrauterine fetal death , Umbilical cord accidents , Stillbirths

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Abstract:

Umbilical cord accident(UCA) is an emergency situation , as it threatens fetal wellbeing and or results into fetal jeopardy. Cord prolapse , cord compression, cord entanglement ,true knot formation , thrombosis and rupture of cord blood vessels are some of the known cord related causes of stillbirths .Twisting of the umbilical cord occurs less often than above mentioned cord accidents. Twisting of the umbilical cord leads to obstruction in the flow of blood in umbilical cord vessels leading to acute placental insufficiency and sudden fetal death. A rare case of full term pregnancy with multiple twists of the umbilical cord, leading to intrauterine fetal death is presented in this case report .The antenatal diagnosis, predisposing factors and preventive measures are discussed in the end

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