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2008-08-27-07 Cystic hygroma, 16 weeks © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Cystic hygroma, 16 weeks

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Candelario Conda Moreno, MD; Daniel Vieyra Cortez, MD; Alfredo Yañez Toledo, MD.

Clinica San Marcos, Clinica Medica de Jesus, Hospital General de Acapulco Guerrero I. M. D. I., Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.

Case report

The following images show a case of a cystic hygroma diagnosed at 15 weeks and 3 days old fetus of a 28-year-old woman with non-contributive history. The hygroma was accompanied by an ascites, pleural effusion and skin edema.

Images 1, 2, 3, and 4: 16 weeks; the images show coronal scans of the fetal neck with septate cystic hygroma. Skin edema is also present.

 

 

 

Images 5, 6: 16 weeks; the images show longitudinal scans of the fetus demonstrating the ascites, hydrothorax, cystic hygroma, and skin edema of the fetus.

 

 

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