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 2004-08-13-01 Achondroplasia © Jeanty www.thefetus.net/

Achondroplasia, video clip

Philippe Jeanty, MD, PhD, Chaitali Shah, MD, Cerine Jeanty

Tennessee Women"s Care, Nashville TN

This is a video-clip of a fetus with a confirmed gestational age of 35 weeks. The measurements of all the fetal limbs correspond to 25-26 weeks. Frontal bossing is also seen. The fetal chest is small in comparison to the abdomen. The fluid is slightly increased. Also note the short stubby digits and Michelin-man appearance. The child is now 3-years old and is doing well.

These are the antenatal scans demonstrating the same.

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