Salivary glands (fetal)
Asymptomatic 2nd gravida female presented for 20 wks anomaly scan.
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Transabdominal ultrasound images show fetal unilateral parotid and submandibular glands. No attempt was done to see opposite side of glands which were away from the probe. The fetal anatomical survey was normal.
Transabdominal ultrasound shows fetal normal salivary glands at 20 wks of gestation. Parotid and submandibular glands are seen. However, sublingual glands could not be localized.
- Normal fetal salivary glands at 14-16 weeks of gestation as observed by transvaginal ultrasound imaging. Odeh M1, Ophir E, Ardekian L, Bornstein J. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2010 Apr;35(4):395-7. doi: 10.1002/uog.7546.