Congenital Chloride Diarrhoea: A Protocol for Antenatal Management


  • Hayfaa A.A. Wahabi Sheikh Bahmdan Chair of Evidence-Based Healthcare and Knowledge Translation, College of Medicine, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia



Chloride losing diarrhoea, Saudi Arabia.


Chloride losing diarrhoea (CLD) is an autosomal recessively inherited disease characterised by lifelong chloride rich chronic diarrhoea which starts in-utero. Early diagnosis and proper replacement therapy are important to avoid serious complications of the disease. This series of cases present the tools used for in-utero diagnosis of CLD and the protocol for antenatal management adopted to achieve the best possible maternal and foetal outcomes.


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