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Unusual presentation of more common disease/injury
Acute non-immune hydrops fetalis caused by intrauterine echovirus infection
  1. J Weitz,
  2. S Das
  1. 1Special Care Baby Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
  2. 2Department of Paediatrics, Royal Berkshire Hospital, Berks, UK
  1. Correspondence to J Weitz, weitzjb{at}


We present a case of non-immune hydrops fetalis presenting acutely in the third trimester caused by echovirus infection. The infant required intensive care for over 2 weeks.

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