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2008-09-13-15 Sirenomelia © Andreeva www.thefetus.net/
Sirenomelia

 

Elena Andreeva, MD*; Svetlana Chuchvaga, MD*; Nina Savkova, MD*; Alexandr Michin, MD**.

*  Gomel medical genetic center;
** Pathological department, Gomel, Belarus.
 

 


Case report

The following images show a case of sirenomelia diagnosed at 21 weeks of pregnancy.

Images 1, 2: The images show fused lower extremities of the fetus. Severe oligohydramnios is also present.

 

Images 3, 4: The images show fused lower extremities of the fetus. Severe oligohydramnios is also present.

 

Images 5, 6: The image 5 represents a 3D scan of the fused lower fetal extremities. The image 6 show a color Doppler scan of the pelvic part of the umbilical arteries with no filling of the urinary bladder in between them.

 

Image 7: X-ray image confirming the diagnosis of the sirenomelia.

Images 8, 9, 10: Pathological specimens showing the fetus with sirenomelia.

 

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