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2007-04-24-14 Duodenal atresia © Kacar www.thefetus.net/

Duodenal atresia 

Alaattin Kacar, MD, Burhan Seker, MD.

Jimer Bursa, Turkey.

 

Case report

This is a fetus with a classical "double bubble" sign of duodenal atresia. There was no associated aneuploidy.

Images 1, 2: Second trimester 2D ultrasonography. Images show transverse planes through fetal abdomen with "double bubble" sign of duodenal atresia.

 

Images 3, 4: Second trimester 2D ultrasonography. Image 3 shows a transverse plane through fetal abdomen with thin communication between the stomach and dilated duodenum. Image 4 shows a sagittal plane through fetal abdomen with dilated duodenum.

 

 

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