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2001-05-15-11 Achondrogenesis © Serrano http://www.thefetus.net/

Achondrogenesis

Meyer Serrano R, MD

Colombia

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

  

 

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