Patau syndrome

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


Primigravida with antenatal scan at 21 weeks.

Patient Data

Age: 20 yrs
Gender: Female

Left sided heart was smaller with abnormal three vessel view.

Post axial polydactily - Both feet and one hand.

Bilateral echogenic kidneys.

Early IUGR.

Patient was referred for comprehensive fetal echocardiography showing - Hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Karyotype was suggessted.



Case Discussion

Hypoplastic left heart syndrome.

Bilateral echogenic kidneys.

Polydactyly ( in both hands and both feet in abortus ).

Prenatal chromosome analysis - Trisomy 13

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Case information

rID: 18989
Published: 31st Jul 2012
Last edited: 22nd Dec 2019
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