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Umbilical Cord Constriction: A Case Report

Ankita Kaushal

Keywords : Constriction, Cord anomaly, Cord compression, Intrauterine foetal death, Still birth, Umbilical cord

Citation Information : Kaushal A. Umbilical Cord Constriction: A Case Report. J South Asian Feder Obs Gynae 2019; 11 (6):389-391.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10006-1727

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 25-04-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


The reason for sudden antenatal death syndrome (SADS) are not well established. Umbilical cord accidents (UCA) are one of the causes of SADS. In UCA, umbilical venous and/or umbilical arterial flow is compromised and leads to intrapartum death of the foetus. Presenting here is a case report of cord constriction leading to late second trimester intrauterine foetal death.

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