Search :     
Articles » Errors and Pitfalls
2005-11-28-14 Pseudo-omphalocele © Cuillier www.thefetus.net/
Pseudo-omphalocele 

Fabrice Cuillier, MD

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hôpital Félix Guyon, Saint-Denis, Reunion Island, France


This is a case of mistaken identity ! At 12 weeks this fetus was erroneously diagnosed as having an "omphalocele". At a repeat scan performed at 14 weeks there was no trace left of the "omphalocele", which thus was a physiological herniation of the midgut !!!

 

The abdominal wall at 14 weeks:

 

Help Support TheFetus.net :