S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 29 No.1 (1988)
Hydrops Fetalis (An Analysis of 34 Autopsy Cases)
태가부종 (34부검증례 분석)
- Chi, Je G.
- Issue Date
- Seoul J Med, Vol.29 No.1, pp. 39-44
- We have collected 34 cases of hydrops fetalis from the autopsy file of Department
of Pathology of Seoul National University Hospital. The examination period was 26
years from 1962 to 1987. Major associated conditions were analyzed and classified. Among 34
cases 24 were deadborns and the remaining 9 cases survived from a few minutes to 5 days.
There were 11 males and 23 females.
Immune hemolytic anemia was seen in 4 cases, comprising of 2 cases of Rh erythroblastosis
and 2 cases of ABO erythroblastosis. Among non-immune hemolytic anemia group, cystic
lymphangioma and pulmonary hypoplasia were commonly associated both in liveborns and
deadborns. There were 8 cases of cystic lymphangioma and 8 cases of pulmonary hypoplasia.
Besides, congenital heart disease, vascular malformation, infection or chromosomal anomalies
were associated. There were 2 cases that showed no specific pathological conditions.