2007-06-22-09 Spina bifida © Kacar www.thefetus.net/
Alaattin Kacar, MD; Mehmet Ince, MD; Mehmet Akif Sanli; Burhan Seker, MD.
These are some images of a fetus with lumbar spina bifida
Images 1, 2: Transverse scans through the fetal skull. Image 1 shows an abnormal shape of the skull "lemon sign". Image 2 shows curved cerebellum "banana sign".
Images 3, 4: Coronal and transverse scans of the fetal spine showing spina bifida at the level of lumbar spine.
Image 5: Detailed coronal scan of the fetal spine showing spina bifida.