2002-11-09-11 © Heredia www.thefetus.net/
Triploidy: Partial Mole
Fernando Heredia, MD
Departamento de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Concepción.
Servicio de Obstetricia y Ginecología, Hospital Guillermo Grant Benavente, Concepción, Chile.
This is a video clip of the first ultrasound examination of a 42-year-old G3P2 at 16 weeks.
A large cystic hygroma is seen. Also note the placenta’s size and appearance with multiple vesicles.
A video clip at 24-week examination shows again the placental appearance, alobar holoprosencephaly and a hydronephrotic horseshoe kidney.
Fetal Biometry showed 5-week discordance with gestational age calculated by LMP.
The following images were obtained in that same examination:
video-clip which shows this anomaly. Another video-clip shows a very abnormal 4 chamber view with a severe dilation of the right atrium.
Tricuspid valve severe regurgitation. There is also a
An amniocentesis was performed and fetal karyotype was 69, XXY