Angiomyxoma of the umbilical cord is a rare tumor that can be detected by Ultrasound prenatally as a complex solid-cystic mass. Serial ultrasound and Doppler examinations are used to monitor the tumor’s size and the overall fetal well-being. Most umbilical cord Angiomyxomas are incidental findings and the prognosis is dependent on size of he tumor, associate fetal anomalies and hemodynamic changes in the fetus. There is no guideline for management of these pregnanciesthis such rare condition, however, increase fetal surveillance is recommended. Overall, the mode of delivery depends on the size and location of the tumor.
|Type||It is a chapter in VISUOG - Visual Encylopedia of International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) that can be found in ISUOG’s homepage. Resource is available only for registered users|
|Media of output||text, images, video|
|Publisher||International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology|
|Publication status||Published - 25 Aug 2021|
Field of Science*
- 3.2 Clinical medicine
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