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2004-07-20-13 Aqueductal stenosis © Hernandez www.thefetus.net/


Aqueductal stenosis

 

 

Alberto Hernandez, MD

Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico

These are the antenatal scans of a term fetus with aqueductal stenosis. After the baby was born, an MRI was performed which showed mild hydrocephalus and the diagnosis of aqueductal stenosis was confirmed. A ventriculo-peritoneal shunt was placed and the baby is doing well.

Note the large lateral ventricles and distended 3rd ventricle (second image).

 

 

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