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Runge's signs

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Objective signs of a too long pregnancy

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Objective signs of a too long pregnancy

1. Yellow coloration of body skin or umbilical cord.
2. Washerwoman's hands.
3. Desquamation of epidermis.
4. Reddening of the labia, respectively scrotum.
5. Absence of Vernix caseosa.
6. Dystrophy.

Bibliography

  • H. Runge:
    Die langdauernde Schwangerschaft.
    Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift, Stuttgart, 1939, 64: 541-544. Über einige besondere Merkmale der übertragenen Frucht.
    Zentralblatt für Gynäkologie, Leipzig, 1942, 66: 1202-1206. Klinik und Therapie der übertragenen Schwangerschaft.
    Geburtshilfe und Frauenheilkunde, Stuttgart, 1948, 8: 401-408.

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