Fetal death in utero

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


H/o 8 mths amenorrhea. 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

Case Discussion

Case of fetal death in utero shows Robert sign.

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