Prolongation of a pregnancy with second trimester severe oligohydramnios to term: a case report

Alka C. Bapat, Nitin P Paidhungat
2019 International Journal of Reproduction Contraception Obstetrics and Gynecology  
The occurrence of oligohydramnios complicating a pregnancy is seen in 0.8 to 5.5 % of pregnancies. Severe Oligohydramnios, though not clearly defined, but clinically with an AFI of less than 5 cm appears to be an important predictor for an abnormal fetal outcome. In general, the prognosis of mid trimester oligohydramnios is still poor. Hence we report a case with a very favourable neonatal outcome following severe oligohydramnios documented in early pregnancy. The aim of this case report is to
more » ... case report is to add our experience to the currently limited literature regarding the best treatment of this unique obstetrical problem.
doi:10.18203/2320-1770.ijrcog20193075 fatcat:2zfkmzbssbcyjbq4ldoys45w6m