Acrania, exencephaly and spina bifida

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel

Presentation

Routine antenatal scan. Maternal age 25 years.

Patient Data

Age: 19-20 weeks gestation
Ultrasound

Acrania with exencephaly and spina bifida.

Case Discussion

The case shows acrania-exencephaly sequence. Spina bifida involving whole of the spine (rachischisis) was also noted (not shown here).

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Case information

rID: 53658
Case created: 29th May 2017
Last edited: 13th Jul 2017
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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