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2005-04-26-13 Case of the week #144 © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/
Case of the week #144

June 2 - June 16, 2005

Dr.Cuillier F 1,  Dr Bideault J.2, Dr Alessandri J.L. 3 , Dr Cartault J.F.4 

1.Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, rue des Topazes, 97400 Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France. Ph : 0262 90 55 22.
2. Department of Obstetric, Hôpital Communal, 97400 Saint-Benois,Réunion island, France.
3. Department of Neonatology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis, Réunion island, France.
4. Department of Cytogenetic, Hôpital Félix Guyon, 97400 Saint-Denis,Réunion island, France.

A 30-year-old woman G5, P4 presented for a routine ultrasound scan. Her obstetric history was significant for postnatal fetal loss at 5 months of age, due to an unknown metabolic illness. These are serial ultrasound scans that have been performed at 23, 32 and 34 weeks of gestation: 

Scan at 23 weeks of gestation:

Long bones:                                                                                           Profile view of the face at 23 weeks:
 

2-D and 3-D scans of the femur:

Images of the fetal spine:

3-D and 2-D views of the face at 32 weeks of gestation:

View of the right eye at 32 weeks:

View of the femur at 34 weeks of gestation:

Fetal biometric chart of the long bones:

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