Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research KLEU

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2014  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 55--57

Isolated fetal ascites: A case report with review of literature


Santosh B Kurbet1, Niranjana S Mahantshetti2, Prashanth Gouda Patil2, Mahantesh V Patil2, Dinesh Singh3 
1 Department of Paediatric Surgery, KLE University's J.N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Paediatrics, KLE University's J.N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India
3 Department of Surgery, KLE University's J.N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Santosh B Kurbet
Department of Paediatric Surgery, KLE University«SQ»s J.N. Medical College, Belgaum, Karnataka
India

Fetal ascites is commonly seen with hydrops fetalis. Historically, fetal ascites has been associated with significant mortality and morbidity. Primary isolated fetal ascites occurs independently as an isolated disease due to numerous congenital abnormalities. Extensive antenatal and postnatal evaluation for the detection of the cause is done in these cases, if found and appropriately treated have shown good results. In conclusion, even a rare case of fetal ascites can be managed successfully.


How to cite this article:
Kurbet SB, Mahantshetti NS, Patil PG, Patil MV, Singh D. Isolated fetal ascites: A case report with review of literature.Indian J Health Sci Biomed Res 2014;7:55-57


How to cite this URL:
Kurbet SB, Mahantshetti NS, Patil PG, Patil MV, Singh D. Isolated fetal ascites: A case report with review of literature. Indian J Health Sci Biomed Res [serial online] 2014 [cited 2020 Jul 5 ];7:55-57
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