Dichorionic tri-amniotic (DCTA) triplets

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe



Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Transvaginal ultrasound shows a triplet pregnancy with a single triplet on the right side, in a separate chorionic sac and the monochorionic pair on the left side of the uterus with visible, thin amniotic membrane between them. 

Case Discussion

Gestational age is 9 weeks 2 days. Establishment of chorionicity and amnionicity is easiest in early pregnancy. 

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Case information

rID: 36543
Case created: 29th Apr 2015
Last edited: 24th Sep 2017
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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