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Classification & external resources
ICD-10 O41.0
ICD-9 658.0
DiseasesDB 9202
eMedicine radio/898 
MeSH D016104

Oligohydramnios is a condition in pregnancy characterised by a deficiency in amniotic fluid.

The use of oligohydramnios as a predictor of gestational complications is controversial.[1][2]


  1. ^ Johnson JM, Chauhan SP, Ennen CS, Niederhauser A, Magann EF (2007). "A comparison of 3 criteria of oligohydramnios in identifying peripartum complications: a secondary analysis". Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol. 197 (2): 207.e1–7; discussion 207.e7–8. doi:10.1016/j.ajog.2007.04.048. PMID 17689653.
  2. ^ Elsandabesee D, Majumdar S, Sinha S (2007). "Obstetricians' attitudes towards 'isolated' oligohydramnios at term". Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 27 (6): 574–6. doi:10.1080/01443610701469669. PMID 17896253.

See also

  • Polyhydramnios
  • Fetal intervention

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