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Cytomegalovirus infection associated with ascites
Hospital General De La S. S. A. De Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Instituto Mexicano de Diagnostico Por Imagen, Acapulco, Mexico. Facultad De Medicina Division De Pos-grado De la Universidad Autonoma. Mexico.
This is a 16-year-old woman (G1P0) with cytomegalovirus infection presented at 34th week of pregnancy. Our ultrasound investigation revealed multiple fetal anomalies including ascites, hydrocephalus, polyhydramnios and placental enlargement.
Images 1, 2. Parasagittal and oblique abdominal views of the fetal abdomen showing the ascites.
Images 3, 4. Transverse scans of the fetal abdomen with the ascites.
Image 5. The image shows polyhydramnios and thick hyperechoic placenta.