The Turkish Journal of Pediatrics 2009 , Vol 51 , Num 5
Hydrops Fetalis Associated with Chorioangioma and Thrombosis of Umbilical Vein
Units of 1Neonatology, 3Pediatric Pathology, and 4Pediatric Hematology, Department of Pediatrics, and 2Department of Radiology, Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey Placental chorioangioma and thrombosis of an umbilical vein varix are rare etiologic factors of non-immune hydrops fetalis. Herein, we report a patient who had hydrops fetalis associated with placental chorioangioma and thrombosis of an umbilical vein varix. This is the first report of coexistence of non-immune hydrops fetalis with placental chorioangioma and thrombosis of an umbilical vein varix. Keywords : chorioangioma, hydrops fetalis, thrombosis, umbilical vein varix.
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