versão ISSN 1029-3019
PONS PORRATA, Laura María et al. Dilated cardiomyopathy in a 34 weeks fetus. MEDISAN [online]. 2010, vol.14, n.4, pp. 0-0. ISSN 1029-3019.
The case report of a 24 year-old patient is presented, with 34 weeks of pregnancy that visited "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital in Santiago de Cuba because she suffered an abdominal trauma. The echography revealed, in the fetus: cardiomegaly, bradycardia, thickening of the mitral and tricuspid valves, as well as valvular asymmetry, which caused the fetal death at 37 weeks, attributable to a dilated cardiomyopathy as a basic cause, directly due to heart failure, according to the findings in necropsy.
Palavras-chave : pregnancy; cardiomegaly; bradycardia and fetal dilated cardiomyopathy; heart failure; fetal death; necropsy.