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2007-05-01-08 Omphalocele © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Omphalocele

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Candelairo Conda Moreno, MD; Andres Zurita Zurita, MD; Arturo Sandoval Salgado, MD.

Hospital General de la S.S.A. Acapulco,Guerrero, Mexico. Unidad Obstetrica Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. Instituto Mexicano de Diagnostico por Imagen – Campus Acapulco, Mexico. Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.

Case report 

This is a 29-year-old-woman with unremarkable history scanned at 32 weeks. Ultrasound examination revealed an omphalocele containing liver and bowels. A two-vessel umbilical cord was also present.

Images 1, 2. 32nd week of pregnancy. Color Doppler images showing omphalocele containing bowels and liver tissue and umbilical vein crossing in the middle.

 

Images 3, 4. 32nd week of pregnancy. Gray scale (image 3) and color Doppler (image 4) images showing omphalocele containing bowels and liver tissue and umbilical vein crossing in the middle.

 

Images 5, 6. 32nd week of pregnancy. Color Doppler (image 5) and gray scale (image 6) images showing two vessel cord with poor coiling.

 

Images 7, 8. Postnatal appearance of the baby with the omphalocele.

 

 

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