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2010-11-24-11 Case of the week #285 © Cuillier

Case of the week #285

January 20, 2011 - February 3, 2011.

Fabrice Cuillier, MD.*, J.L. Alessandri, MD.**, F.Cartault, MD. ***, L.Vinatier MD.*

*   Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Hôpital Félix Guyon, Saint-Denis de La Réunion, France.
**  Service de Néonatologie, Hôpital Félix Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis, La Réunion. France.
*** Service de Cytogénétique, Hôpital Félix Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis, La Réunion. France.

Case report

This is a case of a 26-year-old G3 P2 with one previous cesarean section who was referred to our antenatal unit at 25 weeks of gestation. The patient had a diabetes mellitus, her family history was unremarkable.

We detected the following findings during the ultrasound examination. The amniocentesis results showed normal karyotype, 46 XX.

Patient was followed up every 2 weeks. Ultrasound examination around 31 weeks showed incipient heart failure. Patient delivered spontaneously at 37 weeks of gestation, baby girl of 2500 grams. Unfortunately, the baby died 6 weeks after delivery.

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