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Complications are as follows:

  • if the oligohydramnios is severe there may be pulmonary hypoplasia
  • the foetus has little room to move; as a result, an early breech presentation is more likely to deliver as a breech.
  • limb deformities are more common, including talipes and ankylosis of joints
  • amniotic adhesions may constrict a limb

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