Fetal oesophagus - dynamic scan in late onset polyhydramnios

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


G3L1. Anomaly scan at 20 wks normal. 27 wks scan - AFI - 20. This is 33 wks scan - AFI 25

Patient Data

Age: about 30 yrs
Gender: Female

Multiple long axis images of fetal thoracic oesophagus shows fluid filled and collapsed esophagus.

Case Discussion

Dynamic scan of oesophagus at least rules out long segment atresia.

No cause for polyhydramnios is found at present.

Follow up.


- No esophageal atresia.


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Case information

rID: 26411
Published: 20th Dec 2013
Last edited: 18th Dec 2015
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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