Yolk sac

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
Modality: Ultrasound

5 weeks and 5 days early pregnancy with yolk sac and fetal pole.

Case Discussion

Yolk sac is the first anatomical structure identified within the gestational sac. It plays a critical role in embryonal development by providing nutrients, serving as the site of initial haematopoiesis, and contributing to the development of fetal gastrointestinal and reproductive systems.

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Case Information

rID: 36435
Case created: 24th Apr 2015
Last edited: 30th Jan 2016
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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