Myelomeningocoele

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

Antenatal USG for anomaly scan.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female
Ultrasound

Single intrauterine live fetus with normal growth (19 - 20 weeks).

Spina bifida with a cystic lesion in the lumbar region seen in all three planes.

Cerebellar herniation. Banana-shaped cerebellum. Lemon-shaped head. 

Hydrocephalus.

Normal liquor volumes.

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