Velamentous cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Obstetric ultrasound performed at 30 weeks gestation.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Female

Ultrasound performed at 30 weeks gestation demonstrating cord implantation to a site outside the placenta. Color Doppler has been used to delineate the cord.

Case Discussion

This case demonstrates velamentous cord insertion on a third trimester ultrasound. The velamentous cord insertion was confirmed at the time of delivery.

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