Down syndrome - antenatal

Case contributed by Ayush Goel
Diagnosis almost certain


Routine second trimester scan.

Patient Data

Age: 38 years
Gender: Female

The scan shows:

  • intracardiac echogenic focus
  • nuchal fold thickness appx. 8 mm
  • absent nasal bone
  • aberrant right subclavian artery (ARSA)
  • sub-aortic VSD with overriding Aorta

Case Discussion

This case shows multiple soft markers of Down syndrome.

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