2007-03-03-14 Myelomeningocele, thoracic © Badea www.thefetus.net/
Valeria Badea, MD; Tudor Iacovache, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Brasov, Romania.
These are some prenatal and postnatal images of thoracal myelomeningocele we obtained.
Images 1, 2: Transverse 2D scans through the thorax showing hypoechoic sac of myelomeningocele protruding dorsally.
Images 3, 4: Transverse section through the skull showing dilated lateral ventricles (left); and sagittal section through thoracic spine with myelomeningocele extends dorsally.
Image 5: Postnatal appearance of the baby.