Hydrops Fetalis: Etiology and Management


  • Angga Dominius General Practitioner Aeramo Regional General Hospital, Nagekeo, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia




Diagnosis, etiology, hydrops fetalis, rhesus incompatibility, management


Hydrops fetalis (HF) is an abnormal fluid collection in two or more fetal compartments. HF is categorized as immune HF (IHF) and non-immune HF (NIHF). IHF is due to rhesus (Rh) incompatibility and NIHF is due to various pathologies. Management is according to underlying etiologies. Prognosis is determined by early diagnosis with ultrasonography (USG), medical intervention, and appropriate delivery time.


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How to Cite

Dominius, A. (2024). Hydrops Fetalis: Etiology and Management. Cermin Dunia Kedokteran, 51(7), 387–392. https://doi.org/10.55175/cdk.v51i7.870