Turtle sign on ultrasound (Rorschach radiology)

Case contributed by Dr Pir Abdul Ahad Aziz


Routine second trimester ultrasound

Patient Data

Gender: Male

Turtle sign is seen, representing a male fetus.

Case Discussion

Signs related to sex determination on ultrasound are

  • turtle sign representing male fetus
  • 3 line sign (or hamburger sign) representing female fetus
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Case information

rID: 47407
Published: 16th Aug 2016
Last edited: 16th Aug 2016
System: Obstetrics
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