Antenatal maceration of umbilical cord; a case report

S. Lurie*, K. Fenakel, S. Gorbacz

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Complete intrapartum detachment of umbilical cord at an area of maceration is described. A severely asphyxiated infant was delivered. Antenatal maceration of umbilical cord has not yet been described. The etiology of the maceration remains obscure.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)271-274
Number of pages4
JournalEuropean Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Biology
Issue number2-3
StatePublished - 1990
Externally publishedYes


  • Antenatal
  • Umbilical cord


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