Chorioamnionitis

Adresse

Bd de la Cluse 30
1205 Genève
Switzerland

Begoña Martinez de Tejada Weber
Professor
Begoña Martinez de Tejada Weber
Médecin-cheffe de service

Infection of the amniotic cavity (placenta, uterus, etc.), which occurs most commonly after the waters have broken.

Characterized by:

  • contractions
  • fever
  • elevated fetal heart rate

As a reminder, if you experience loss of liquid or a fever measuring over 38°C/100.4°F, consult your physician.

Last update : 29/01/2019