Fetal akinesia

Fetal akinesia essentially means a complete lack of fetal movement (c.f fetal hypokinesia where fetal movement is less than expected). The significance of detecting fetal akinesia in a live fetus is that it can be associated with a fetal akinesia deformation sequence.

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rID: 15014
System: Obstetrics
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Lack of fetal movement
  • Complete lack of fetal movement

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