Fetal intracranial calcification

Dr Jeremy Jones and Radswiki et al.

Fetal intracranial calcification refers to intracranial calcification detected in utero. This can arise from a number of pathologies which include:

Radiographic features

Antenatal ultrasound

Calcification tends to manifest as brightly echogenic foci within the fetal brain.

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rID: 15528
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Fetal intracranial calcifications
  • Antenatal intracranial calcification
  • Prenatal intracranial calcification

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