Potter syndrome


Potter syndrome
a congenital condition characterized by absence of kidneys, resulting in decreased amniotic fluid (see oligohydramnios) and compression of the fetus. Babies have poorly developed lungs, a characteristic wrinkled and flattened facial appearance, and leg deformities and do not usually survive.
E. L. Potter (20th century), US pathologist

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oligohydramnios sequence.

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