Chiari type 2 malformation: antenatal ultrasound

Case contributed by Dr Ritu Lokhande


18/40 antenatal scan.

Patient Data

Gender: Female

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
Published: 12th Jan 2012
Last edited: 29th Oct 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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