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August 26, 1911

Fetal Death from Knotted Cord

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Clinton, Kan.

JAMA. 1911;LVII(9):756. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.04260080320030

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Abstract

To the Editor:  —In The Journal, August 12, page 563, Dr. Froehlich reports a case of death of fetus due to twisting of the cord. In a somewhat similar case under my care, labor occurring on the date expected, the patient had not felt life for six days. Physical examination revealed absence of heart sounds. A fully developed male child was born dead. There was a knot in the cord about 6 inches from the fetal end, drawn tightly enough to cut off the circulation completely.

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