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Descriptor English:   Nuchal Cord 
Descriptor Spanish:   Cordón Nucal 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Cordão Nucal 
Synonyms English:   Double Nuchal Cord
Quadruple Nuchal Cord
Single Nuchal Cord
Triple Nuchal Cord
Cord Entanglements, Fetal
Cord, Double Nuchal
Cord, Nuchal
Fetal Cord Entanglements
Nuchal Cord, Double
Nuchal Cord, Quadruple
Nuchal Cord, Single
Nuchal Cord, Triple
Fetal Cord Entanglement  
Tree Number:   C13.703.413
Definition English:   A complication of pregnancy in which the UMBILICAL CORD wraps around the fetal neck once or multiple times. In some cases, cord entanglement around fetal neck may not affect pregnancy outcome significantly. In others, the nuchal cord may lead to restricted fetal blood flow, oxygen transport, fetal development, fetal movement, and complicated delivery at birth. 
History Note English:   2007 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications CN congenital
DI diagnosis DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy DT drug therapy
EC economics EM embryology
EN enzymology EP epidemiology
EH ethnology ET etiology
GE genetics HI history
IM immunology ME metabolism
MI microbiology MO mortality
NU nursing PS parasitology
PA pathology PP physiopathology
PC prevention & control PX psychology
RT radiotherapy RH rehabilitation
SU surgery TH therapy
UR urine VE veterinary
VI virology  
Record Number:   52135 
Unique Identifier:   D053589 

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