Fetal acrania

Case contributed by Dr Kalyan S Chilwant


A primi came for an obstetric scan at 13 weeks with history of pain in abdomen and spotting.

Patient Data

Age: 20 years
Gender: Female

Fetal calvarium is absent and brain tissue is seen freely floating in the amniotic fluid. There were no other associated abnormalities like CHD or skeletal dysplasia. 

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Case information

rID: 60572
Published: 31st May 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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