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2007-11-15-03 Cystic hygroma, 18 weeks © Syla www.thefetus.net/
Cystic hygroma, 18 weeks 

Bajram H. Syla, MD*; Shqipe Fetiu, MD**; Shpresa Tafarshiku, MD*.

*   Gynecological Clinic  “Dr. Bajrami” , Ferizaj , Kosova;
**  University Clinical Center – Gynecological Clinic, Pristine, Kosova.

Case report

The following images show a case of non-immune hydrops with a large cystic hygroma of a 18 weeks old fetus. The parents opted for the termination of the pregnancy. Karyotyping was not performed.

 

Images 1 and 2: Transverse images of the fetal head and the large septate cystic hygroma imitating septations of the amniotic cavity.

 

Images 3 and 4: Transverse and longitudinal scans of the fetal trunk showing the generalized hydrops of the fetus.

 

Images 5 and 6: Pathological specimens showing the fetus with the large cystic hygroma.

 

 

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