Acrania, exencephaly and spina bifida

Case contributed by Dr Ayush Goel


Routine antenatal scan. Maternal age 25 years.

Patient Data

Age: 19-20 weeks gestation

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
Published: 15th Jun 2017
Last edited: 4th Jan 2020
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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