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2006-10-10-09 Myelomeningocele © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/


Myelomeningocele  

 

Fabrice Cuillier, MD

Department of Gynecology, Félix Guyon’Hospital, 97400 Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion, France. Tél : 0262 90 55 22. Fax : 0262 90 77 30

These are some prenatal and postnatal pictures of myelomeningocele at the level L2-S3 with associated hydrocephalus.  It was the third pregnancy of a nonconsanguineous couple. The patient was referred to our hospital at 32nd week of third pregnancy. The amniocentesis was normal (46XY).

Prenatal findings of myelomeningocele

2D and 3D views of hydrocephalus

3D picture of myelomeningocele and postnatal view

 

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