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2010-10-18-16 Sirenomelia © Cuillier www.TheFetus.net
Sirenomelia


Fabrice Cuillier, MD.*, Lamarque M, MD. **, Alice Berta, MD. ***

*    Service de Gynécologie-Obstétrique, Hôpital Félix Guyon, Saint-Denis de La Réunion, France.
**   Department of Radiology, Félix Guyon Hospital, 97400 Saint-Denis, Réunion Island, France.
***
Student, Arizona State University. University Drive and Mill Avenue Tempe, Arizona 85281.


Case report

This is a case of a 30-year-old patient, G4 P3, with unremarkable medical history. She was referred to our department at 12 weeks of gestation for the first trimester ultrasound scan and suspected malformation of the lower extremitites.

Ultrasound examination revealed a single fetus, nuchal translucency, NT=1 mm. We detected fused lower extremities, ultrasound finding typical for sirenomelia. The parents decided for the termination of the pregnancy. Pathologist confirmed our diagnosis of sirenomelia.

Images 1,2: Images of the fused lower extremities.



Images 3,4: 3D-images of the fused lower extremities.



Image 5: Image of the fetus with sirenomelia.


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