2012-08-07-10 Right aortic arch, isolated cleft lip ©Jayprakash Shah www.TheFetus.net
Right aortic arch, isolated cleft lip
1 Rajni Fetal Medicine center, Ahmedabad, India
2 Rajni Hospital for Women, Ahmedabad, India
21-year-old patient, primigravida, non consanguineous marriage, had first scan at 20 weeks 5 days by her last mentrual period. These are following findings:
Figure 1: Abdominal circumference view in breech presentation fetus
Figure 2: 4 chamber view. Note descending aorta in center of spine instead of little left.
Figure 3: Left ventricular outflow tract on the left & right ventricular outflow tract on the right. Notice the increased distance between main pulmonary atery and ascending aorta
Figure 4: 3-vessel view. Notice the increased distance between main pulmonary atery and ascending aorta . Notice circular ring around trachea
Figure 5: 2D / Color – Ring around trachea
Figure 6: Right lateral isolated cleft lip in 3D not involving nose. Note the intact gum visible inside cleft
Figure 7: Intact palate with tongue
Figure 8: Post delivery images showing right partial cleft uper lip. Notice intact palate.
Video 1:4D showing right partial cleft lip not involving nostrils. No cleft palate. 2D clip showing right isolated cleft lip
Video 2 – Color flow at 3-vessel view showing ring connection with trachea in center
Right aortic arch with isolated small right cleft lip was diagnosed and confirmed after birth.
No karyotype was offered. Repeated scans at 30 weeks & 36 weeks confirmed above findings. No worsening of condition. No hydrops.
Patient was induced for labor with prostaglandin gel with cervical score 6/10. Male baby weighing 2500gr was delivered on the same day. No resuscitation required. No active neonatal care required. On day 2, echocardiography confirmed the diagnosis. The baby is doing well after birth.