Congenital pseudohypoaldosteronism presenting in utero with acute polyhydramnios

J Matern Fetal Med. Mar-Apr 1998;7(2):76-8. doi: 10.1002/(SICI)1520-6661(199803/04)7:2<76::AID-MFM5>3.0.CO;2-L.

Abstract

A case of acute polyhydramnios in a fetus with pseudohypoaldosteronism is presented. Although rare, metabolic causes for polyhydramnios should be considered when no obvious cause is found in workup of the pregnant woman and when structural survey of the fetus is normal.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Fatal Outcome
  • Female
  • Fetal Diseases / diagnostic imaging
  • Fetal Diseases / embryology*
  • Fluid Therapy / methods
  • Humans
  • Infant, Newborn
  • Obstetric Labor, Premature / etiology
  • Polyhydramnios / diagnostic imaging
  • Polyhydramnios / etiology*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism / complications
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism / congenital*
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism / embryology
  • Pseudohypoaldosteronism / therapy
  • Sodium Chloride / administration & dosage
  • Sodium Chloride / therapeutic use
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal

Substances

  • Sodium Chloride