Prenatal diagnosis of body stalk anomaly at 9 weeks of gestation - Case report

Citation
R. Becker et al., Prenatal diagnosis of body stalk anomaly at 9 weeks of gestation - Case report, FETAL DIAGN, 15(5), 2000, pp. 301-303
Citations number
16
Language
INGLESE
art.tipo
Article
Categorie Soggetti
Reproductive Medicine
Journal title
FETAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY
ISSN journal
1015-3837 → ACNP
Volume
15
Issue
5
Year of publication
2000
Pages
301 - 303
Database
ISI
SICI code
1015-3837(200009/10)15:5<301:PDOBSA>2.0.ZU;2-G
Abstract
We report on a case of embryonic anomaly detected at 9 + 5 gestational week s. The lower part of the embryo was located in the coelomic cavity, Lower e xtremities could not be depicted. The abdominal wall showed the appearance of omphalocoele, After termination of pregnancy at 10 weeks, autopsy confir med the anomaly of the lower embryonic parts consistent with the diagnosis of body stalk anomaly. To our knowledge, this is the first observation of t his condition before 10 gestational weeks. Copyright (C) 2000 S. Karger AG, Basel.