Fetal death in utero

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


H/o 8 mths amenorrhoea. LMP - not known Loss of fetal movements - 2 days.

Patient Data

Age: about 25 yrs.
Gender: Female

There was single intra-uterine fetus without cardiac activity.

Air foci in heart, both lungs, liver,  intra-hepatic umbilical vein, both kidneys and spinal canal.


Femur length corresponds to 27 - 28 wks

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Case information

rID: 43419
Published: 9th Mar 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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