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2009-09-24-09 Case of the week #254 © Molina www.thefetus.net/


Case of the week #254

October 16-29, 2009

Fabrice Cuillier, MD*; J.L. Alessandri, MD**; Kathleen Comalli Dillon***.

*   Service de Gynécologie, Hôpital F. Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis, Réunion, France.
**  Service de Néonatologie, Hôpital F. Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis, Réunion, France.
*** Sonographer, 727 N Webster St #B, Petaluma, CA 94952, California, USA.

 

The following images show two cases of the same skeletal dysplasia. The diagnosis was discovered in two fetuses during two subsequent (third and fourth) pregnancies of a Mahoran patient. The couple is not consanguineous and their first two children are normal.

First fetus

Images 1, 2, 3, and 4: 38 weeks.

 

 

Images 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 11: Spiral CT images of the fetus.

 

  

 

 Image 12: Postnatal X-ray of the newborn.

Second fetus
 
Images 13, 14, 15, 16: 36 weeks; 3D images of the fetal face.

 

 

Images 17, 18, 19: 36 weeks.

 

Images 20, 21: 36 weeks.

 

Images 22, 23: 36 weeks.

 

Images 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29: 36 weeks.

 

 

 

Images 30, 31: 36 weeks.

 

Images 32, 33, and 34: 36 weeks; Spiral CT images of the fetus.

 

Image 35: Postnatal X-ray of the newborn.

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