Pregnancy on plain radiograph (incidental)
Young female patient came to orthopaedic outpatients with her mother, complaining about lumbar back pain.
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Young female patient in the 3rd trimester shown on the antero-posterior lumbosacral plain radiograph. The fetus can be seen in breech presentation( presenatio pelvica). Fetal skull, spine and limbs can be differentiated.
Patient and mother did not know about the pregnancy. X-ray examination was terminated after first exposure, when the pregnancy was noticed. Two months later she gave birth to a healthy child.