Occipital meningocele - antenatal ultrasound

Case contributed by Maulik S Patel


Primigravida with 16 weeks of amenorrhea. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Female

Single live intrauterine fetus. Growth corresponds to the gestational age. There is a thin-walled occipital region cyst herniating through the calvarial defect. There is the presence of a banana sign and a lemon sign.

Case Discussion

Ultrasound findings favor occipital meningocele at 16 weeks of gestation.

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