Bilateral choroid plexus cysts - antenatal

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi

Presentation

G2P1 at 20 weeks gestation. Routine ultrasound.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

The selected ultrasound images show small rounded well-defined cysts of the choroid plexus of the lateral ventricles, measuring (7 mm) on the right and (9 mm) on the left.

No other associated fetal anomalies suggestive of aneuploidy.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound feature of bilateral choroid plexus cysts with no associated fetal anomalies (isolated cysts). They generally disappear by 26-28 weeks in utero and are of no significance in most cases. If there are other associated abnormalities or high risk for aneuploidy, amniocentesis is recommended.

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Case information

rID: 84469
Published: 26th Nov 2020
Last edited: 2nd Dec 2020
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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