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2007-07-19-10 Acrania, 25 weeks © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Acrania, 25 weeks

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Candelairo Conda Moreno, MD; Gustavo Garzon Sanchez, MD; Oliver Reyes Avila, 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.

This is a 30-year-old G3P2A0 with unremarkable history scanned at 25 weeks of gestational age. The ultrasound investigation revealed acrania and polyhydramnios. These are some of the images we obtained.

Images 1, 2. 2D images showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Images 1, 2. 2D images showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Images 1, 2. Pathological specimens showing missing cranial vault and craniorachischisis.

 

 

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