2001-07-15-14 Trisomy 18, diaphragmatic hernia © Sosa www.thefetus.net/
Trisomy 18, diaphragmatic hernia
Alberto Sosa Olavarría, MD, PhD
Perinatology Unit, Carabobo University, Valencia – Venezuela
This 41-year-old G3P2 patient which had a normal ultrasound examination at 18 week and an amniocentesis for advanced maternal age. The karyotype revealed a trisomy 18 and the fetus was rescanned at 21 week (current images). On the second examination the following findings were observed:
Choroid plexus cyst,
and diaphragmatic hernia.
The feet did not demonstrate true rocker-bottom, and there was no radial ray aplasia.