Velamentous cord insertion

Case contributed by Dr Matthew Lukies


Obstetric ultrasound performed at 30 weeks gestation.

Patient Data

Age: 30
Gender: Female

Ultrasound performed at 30 weeks gestation demonstrating cord implantation to a site outside the placenta. Colour 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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Case information

rID: 55885
Published: 28th Sep 2017
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Alfred Hospital

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