We report a case of sudden unexplained late fetal death at 41 + 4 gestational weeks, following physiological pregnancy, in which an absolute shortness of the umbilical cord was observed in association with developmental alterations of vital centers of the brainstem.
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Published online: July 31, 2009
Received: March 24, 2009
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