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2008-26-10-14 Congenital lymphedema © Andreeva www.thefetus.net/


Congenital lymphedema

Elena Andreeva, MD.

Gomel medical genetic center.

Case report

The following images show a case of congenital lymphedema diagnosed at 16 weeks of pregnancy. During the first trimester scan normal thickness of the nuchal translucency and nasal bone were found, but deformity and edema of the right foot was found. The diagnosis was confirmed at 16 weeks. Fetal karyotype was normal (46XX). The parents opted for termination of the pregnancy and the diagnosis was confirmed by pathological studies.

Images 1, 2: 14 weeks of pregnancy; the image 1 represents normal sagittal scan of th fetus. The image 2 shows the edema of the right foot.

 

Images 3, 4: The images show edema and deformity of the right foot.

 

Images 5, 6: The images show 3D images of the edema and deformity of the right foot and leg. 

 

 

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