2012-05-10-12 Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch ©Francesco Contarin www.TheFetus.net
Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch
Francesco Contarin, MD.
Clinica Sanatrix. Caracas, Venezuela.
This is case of a 20-year-old patient G1P0 without previous history of infections and 33 weeks of gestation.
Diagnosis : Tubular hypoplasia of the transverse aortic arch.
The baby was delivered by Cesarean section and died two days later.
Image 1, 2: Three-vessel view, the aorta is thin and the "tubular shape".
Image 5. 6: Four-chamber view shows outlet of left ventricle and aorta artery, asymmetry of right and left ventricle, small diameter of aortic valve.