2007-10-22-15 Arnold Chiari malformation, type II © Syla www.thefetus.net/
Arnold Chiari malformation, type II
Bajram H. Syla, MD*; Shqipe Fetiu, MD**; Shpresa Tafarshiku, MD*.
* Gynecological Clinic “Dr. Bajrami” , Ferizaj , Kosova;
** University Clinical Center – Gynecological Clinic, Pristine, Kosova.
The following images show a case of spina bifida with the Arnold Chiari malformation type II diagnosed at 20th week of pregnancy.
Images 1 and 2: 20 weeks of pregnancy; transverse scans of the "lemon-shaped" fetal skull. The image 2 shows a "banana-shaped" cerebellum.
Images 3 and 4: 20 weeks of pregnancy; transverse scans of the "lemon-shaped" fetal skull and mild ventriculomegaly (Image 3).
Images 5 and 6: 20 weeks of pregnancy; the image 5 show transverse (left part of the image) and coronal (right side of the image) scans of the fetal lumbar spine with spina bifida. The image 6 shows club foot of the fetus.
Images 7 and 8: Pathological images of the fetus; the image 7 shows the spinal defect; and the image 8 shows club feet of the fetus.