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2001-08-20-12 Spina bifida,lumbar © Patil www.thefetus.net/
Spina bifida, lumbar

Anupama Patil, MD

Bangalore, India

 

This third trimester has a extensive lumbar spina bifida aperta, extending from the last thoracic segment to the lower lumbar region.

 

These are the axial sections with ultrasound.

  

 

 

Longitudinal sections.

 

  

The skull with a "banana sign"

 

The X-rays.

 

 

The newborn.

 

 

 

 

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