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Disease Nuchal Cord

Name Nuchal Cord
Synonyms Cord, Double Nuchal | Cord Entanglements, Fetal | Cord, Nuchal | Double Nuchal Cord | Fetal Cord Entanglement | Fetal Cord Entanglements | Nuchal Cord, Double | Nuchal Cord, Quadruple | Nuchal Cord, Single | Nuchal Cord, Triple | Quadruple Nuchal Cord | Single Nuchal Cord | Triple Nuchal Cord
Definition A complication of pregnancy in which the UMBILICAL CORD wraps around the fetal neck once or multiple times. In some cases, cord entanglement around fetal neck may not affect pregnancy outcome significantly. In others, the nuchal cord may lead to restricted fetal blood flow, oxygen transport, fetal development, fetal movement, and complicated delivery at birth.
Categories Fetal disease | Pregnancy complication
MeSH® ID D053589

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1. DiseasesFemale Urogenital Diseases and Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Pregnancy Complications Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nuchal Cord
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Fetal Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nuchal Cord

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