Chiari type 2 malformation: antenatal ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Ritu Lokhande

Presentation

18/40 antenatal scan.

Patient Data

Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

18 week fetus with lemon shaped skull, hydrocephalus and focal kyphosis at lumbar level with a cystic lesion in the lumbar region suggesting an open neural tube defect

Case Discussion

This case shows constellation of antenatal features seen in a case of Chiari malformation.

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Case Information

rID: 16341
Case created: 12th Jan 2012
Last edited: 17th Sep 2015
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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