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2001-09-18-11 Endocardial fibroelastosis © Sosa www.thefetus.net/


Endocardial fibroelastosis

Alberto Sosa Olavarría, MD, PhD

Perinatology Unit, Carabobo University, Valencia – Venezuela

This a 32-week fetus with decreased/absent flow in the left ventricle and thick endocardial lining from fibroelastosis. The baby survived and is treated with digitalis and diuretics.

These are prenatal images....

 

and these are postnatal (note the mitral reflux):

 

 

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