Spalding sign

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

For early 3rd trimester scan. No complaints.

Patient Data

Age: 25
Gender: Female
Modality: Ultrasound

Overlapping of skull bones due to collapsed fetal brain.

Case Discussion

Overlapping of skull bones known as the Spalding sign; suggesting fetal death in utero. 

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Case Information

rID: 36802
Case created: 11th May 2015
Last edited: 9th Jan 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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