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November 1975

Potter Syndrome: Nonrenal Features Induced by Oligoamnios

Author Affiliations

From the Central Laboratory for Human Embryology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington, Seattle.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(11):1346-1347. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120480060015

• A fetus with normal kidneys and the nonrenal features of Potter syndrome is presented. The case is made that these features resulted from uterine compression caused by premature rupture of the gestational membranes and subsequent leakage of amniotic fluid.

(Am J Dis Child 129:1346-1347, 1975)

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