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2008-04-06-10 Acrania - three cases © Sanchez www.thefetus.net/
Acrania - three cases

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Candelario Conda Moreno, MD; Bibiano Pando, MD; Gustavo Garzono Sanchez, MD; Oliver Reyes Avila, MD; Andres Zurita Zurita, MD; Arturo Sandoval Salgado, MD; Esthela Ordonez Noriega, MD; Juan de Dios Butista, MD.

Unidad Obstetrica Quirurgica, Instituto Mexicano De Diagnostico Por Imagen, Hospital General S.S.A. Acapulco Guerrero, Mexico. Facultad De medicina, Division De Posgrado De La Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.

Following images show three cases of acrania diagnosed in our unit.

Case 1

Images 1, 2: Sagittal and coronal scan showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Images 3, 4: 2D and 3D image showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Case 2

Images 5, 6: Sagittal scan showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Images 7, 8: Sagittal and coronal scan showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

 

Images 9, 10: Pathological specimen showing the acrania.

 

Case 3

Images 11, 12: Sagittal scans showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault with residual brain tissue (arrows).

 

Image 13: Coronal scan showing the fetal head with missing cranial vault.

Image 14: Pathological specimen (dorsal view at acrania).

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