Displasia renale bilaterale con ascite in neonato prematuro.

Translated title of the contribution: Bilateral kidney dysplasia with ascites in premature newborn infant

P. Dessanti, E. Fulcheri, G. Lapertosa, F. Pantarotto

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The case refers to a premature newborn with anhydramnios and related foot malformations, renal dysplasia (Potter II-IV) and marked ascites. Hypoplasia of one umbilical cord artery was also found. Renal dysplasia according to Potter classification was difficult to be assessed being a borderline case between grade II and IV. The mother underwent methimazole and oestroprogestin treatment in the first period of pregnancy.

Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)305-308
Number of pages4
Issue number1073
Publication statusPublished - May 1989


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pathology and Forensic Medicine

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Dessanti, P., Fulcheri, E., Lapertosa, G., & Pantarotto, F. (1989). Displasia renale bilaterale con ascite in neonato prematuro. Pathologica, 81(1073), 305-308.