• Umbilical Cord Ulcerations with Naked Umbilical Artery

    24 days ago - By The Journal of Pediatrics

    A female infant was delivered by emergency cesarean at 34 weeks of gestation because of decreased fetal movement. A triple bubble sign in the fetus, which suggested jejunal atresia, had been discovered by ultrasonography at 31 weeks of gestation. After birth, she required intubation during resuscitation because of persistent bradycardia. The amniotic fluid was bloody, Wharton's jelly surrounding the umbilical vessels was destroyed, and multiple oozing ulcers had formed in one exposed umbilical artery .
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