2001-05-15-11 Achondrogenesis © Serrano http://www.thefetus.net/
Meyer Serrano R, MD
This is a second trimester fetus with achondrogenesis. Note the short limbs and on the x-rays the demineralization.
The very short limbs (the hand width is equal to the femoral length):
The pseudo-hydrops and narrow chest
The baby after delivery
The post-mortem radiographs. Note the demineralization