2007-07-24-12 Iniencephaly and cystic hygroma © Tihonenko www.thefetus.net/
Iniencephaly and cystic hygroma
Irina Tihonenko, MD*; S. Kovalev; MD**; I. Novikovad***.
* 1st City Hospital Ultrasound Department, Pr. Nezaleznasci 64, Minsk 220006, Belarus;
** Ultrasound unit, Republican Center "Mother and Child", Belarus;
*** Morphologic unit, Republican Center "Mother and Child", Belarus.
Here are some 2D and 3D images of a fetus with iniencephaly and cystic hygroma. The karyotype was 45XX -c/ 46XX a.
Images 1, 2: 12 weeks of pregnancy. Transverse 2D planes at the level of the skull showing massive cystic hygroma.
Images 3, 4: 12 weeks of pregnancy. 3D images showing cystic hygroma of the fetus with deflective position of the fetal head due to iniencephaly (image 3).