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2008-04-07-17 Spina bifida, lumbar, two cases © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Spina bifida, lumbar, two cases

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Candelario Conda Moreno, MD; Arturo Sandoval de Rivero, MD; Manuel Ocampo Valdini, MD; Hilario Bibiano Pano, MD; Bulmaro Torreblanca, MD.

Hospital General de la S.S.A. Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico. Instituto Mexicano de Diagnostico por Imagen, Acapulco, Mexico.

 

 

Case report

 

Following images show two cases of spina bifida detected in the third trimester in our department. 

Case 1

Images 1, 2: Image 1 shows dilated cerebral ventricles caused by spina bifida. Image 2 shows sagittal scan of the lumbar spina bifida. 

 

Image 3: Sagittal scan of the lumbar spina bifida.

 

Images 4, 5: 3D scans of the lumbar spina bifida.

 

Images 6, 7: 3D scans of the lumbar spina bifida.

 

Case 2

Images 8, 9: Image 8 shows dilated cerebral ventricles caused by spina bifida. Image 9 shows coronal scan of the lumbar spina bifida. 

 

Images 10, 11: Transverse (Image 10) and coronal (Image 11) scans of the lumbar spina bifida.

 

Images 12, 13: 3D scans of the lumbar spina bifida.

 

 

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