Embolism, Amniotic Fluid


Amniotic Fluid Embolism

Amniotic Fluid Embolisms

Embolisms, Amniotic Fluid

Blocking of maternal circulation by AMNIOTIC FLUID that is forced into uterine VEINS by strong UTERINE CONTRACTION near the end of pregnancy. It is characterized by the sudden onset of severe respiratory distress and HYPOTENSION that can lead to maternal DEATH.