2007-01-16-11 Meckel Gruber syndrome © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Meckel Gruber syndrome
Marcos Velasco Sanchez, MD, Joel Ruiz Habana, MD, Elias Rivero Hernandez, MD, Candelario Conda Moreno, MD, Dimas Leguizamo, MD
Instituto Mexicano De Diagnostico Por Imagen, Clinica Medicina De "Jesus" Pinotepa Nacional, Oaxaca, Hospital General De Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico, Facultad De Mexicana De La Universidad Autonoma De Guerrero (Division De Pos-Grado).
This is a 20-year-old woman with unremarkable history scanned at 34th week of gestational age. The ultrasound investigation revealed enlarged echogenic kidneys, oligohydramnios, occipital encephalocele, postaxial polydactyly. These findings were consistent with Meckel Gruber syndrome. Here are some of the images we obtained.
Images 1, 2. Enlarged echogenic kidneys
Images 3, 4. Enlarged echogenic kidneys
Images 5, 6. Deformed skull due to encephalocele.
Images 7, 8. Postnatal appearance - postaxial polydactyly and occipital encephalocele.