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2001-05-15-11 Achondrogenesis © Serrano


Meyer Serrano R, MD


This is a second trimester fetus with achondrogenesis. Note the short limbs and on the x-rays the demineralization.

The very short limbs (the hand width is equal to the femoral length):

The pseudo-hydrops and narrow chest



The baby after delivery


The post-mortem radiographs. Note the demineralization



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