KMHS Chapt 9 Obstetrics/Neonatology pg 371-374

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13 terms · Pgs 371-374 Obstetric Disease and Disorder Terms

amnionitis

inflammation of the amnion

chorioamnionitis

inflammation of the chorion and amnion

choriocarcinoma

cancerous tumor of the chorion

dystocia

difficult labor

hysterorrhexis

rupture of the uterus

oligohydramnios

scanty amnion water (less than the normal amount fo amniotic fluid)

polyhydramnios

much amnion water (more than the normal amount of amniotic fluid, 2000 ml or more - also called hydramnios

abortion

termination of pregnancy by the expulsion from the uterus of an embryo before fetal viability, usually before 20 weeks of gestation

abruptio placentae

premature separation of the placenta from the uterine wall

eclampsia

severe complication and progression of pre-eclampsia characterized by convulsion and coma. Eclampsia is a potentially life-threatening disorder.

ectopic pregnancy

pregnancy occurring outside the uterus, commonly in the uterine tubes

placenta previa

abnormally low implantation of the placenta on the uterine wall. (Dilation of the cervix can cause separation of the placenta from the uterine wall, resulting in bleeding. With severe hemmorrhage, a cesarean secton may be necessary to save the mother's life)

preeclampsia

abnormal condition encountered during pregnancy or shortly after deliviery characterized by high blood pressure, edema, and proteinuria, butwith no convulsions or coma. The cause is unknown; if not scucessfully treated, the condigino will progress to eclampsia. Eclampsia is the third most common cause of maternal death in the United States after hemorrhape and infection.

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