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Fetal heart rate variation with umbilical haematoma.
  1. S. Ballas,
  2. S. Gitstein,
  3. J. Kharasch


    Umbilical cord haematoma is an infrequent condition associated with high perinatal and fetal mortality and morbidity. This report describes a rare case of umbilical cord haematoma associated with loss of fetal beat to beat variation during labour. The infant exhibited mild asphyxia only. Previous publications are reviewed and fetal heart rate changes associated with umbilical cord haematoma are discussed.

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