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2009-04-17-10 Iniencephaly with bilateral cleft lip and palate © Manohar www.thefetus.net/

Iniencephaly with bilateral cleft-lip and palate

S. Manohar, MD, DMRD.

Case report

The following images show a case of the iniencephaly associated wit the bilateral cleft lip and palate diagnosed at 20 weeks of a pregnancy.

 

Images 1, 2, 3, and 4: 20 weeks; the images show 3D images of the fetal face with bilateral cleft lip and palate (green arrows). The image 2 represents a fusion of the image 1 with a drawing explaining the structures visible on the image 1. The arrow on the image 4 points at the premaxillary protuberance between the clefts.

 

 

Images 5, 6: 20 weeks; the images represent sagittal scan of the fetal head with premaxillary protuberance between the clefts of the lip and palate (arrows). The head is kept in retroflexion.

 

Images 7, 8: 20 weeks; the images represent sagittal (Image 7) and coronal (Image 8) scans of the fetal retroflexed head due to the iniencephaly. 

 

 

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