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A Case Report of Umbilical Artery Thrombosis

Umbilical artery thrombosis is a perinatal disease with low incidence rate and high mortality. Umbilical artery thrombosis is very rare. Research data show that the pregnancy outcome of fetuses with umbilical artery thrombosis is usually poor, and umbilical artery thrombosis is rare. Prenatal screening and diagnosis of umbilical artery thrombosis are usually performed through ultrasound examination. So far, no consensus has been reached on treatment. We reported a rare case of umbilical artery thrombosis combined with abnormal umbilical vein catheter blood flow in late pregnancy. Emergency cesarean section was performed after emergency admission. Thrombosis was observed in one umbilical artery during and after surgery pathology. Follow up the postpartum and newborn babies, and both are in good condition. During pregnancy, the number and morphology of umbilical arteries should be carefully observed. The treatment of umbilical artery thrombosis should be based on clinical conditions, and timely termination of pregnancy if necessary may be suitable for improving adverse pregnancy outcomes.

Umbilical Artery Thrombosis, Pregnancy, Fetal Heart Monitoring

APA Style

Lin, D., Guo, X., Zeng, X., Zhong, L. (2023). A Case Report of Umbilical Artery Thrombosis. Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 11(6), 164-167.

ACS Style

Lin, D.; Guo, X.; Zeng, X.; Zhong, L. A Case Report of Umbilical Artery Thrombosis. J. Gynecol. Obstet. 2023, 11(6), 164-167. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20231106.17

AMA Style

Lin D, Guo X, Zeng X, Zhong L. A Case Report of Umbilical Artery Thrombosis. J Gynecol Obstet. 2023;11(6):164-167. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20231106.17

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