Presence of Nuchal Cord

Infants with nuchal cord show signs and symptoms like Hypovolemia decreased perfusion, hypotension and mild respiratory distress. There may be a presence of facial duskiness, facial petechiae, facial suffusion, skin abrasion around the neck because of tight nuchal cords. Sometimes, but rarely infants become neurologically depressed with depressed neonatal reflexes.

Question: Is tight cord around the neck syndrome is related to nuchal cords? – Yes/No

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