Calcified fetus

Case contributed by Dr Morlie L Wang


X-ray of KUB region done for non-specific colicky pain.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

A large calcified structure, is seen with curvatures and features similar to fetal morphology.

Case Discussion

A case of calcified fetus aka lithopedion baby or "stone" baby. This is extremely rare and is due to an old unrecognised abdominal ectopic pregnancy. 

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Case Information

rID: 15796
Diagnostic certainty: Almost Certain
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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