From the case: Spalding sign

Modality: Ultrasound

- “ The Spalding sign was originally described for abdominal radiographs and is indicative of fetal demise. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Fetal death in utero - “ Fetal death in utero (FDIU), also known as intrauterine death (IUD), is the term used when the death of a fetus occurs after the 20th week of preg...”
  • Spalding sign (fetal demise) - “ The Spalding sign refers to the overlapping of the fetal skull bones caused by collapse of the fetal brain. It appears usually a week or more afte...”

View full size version of Spalding sign

Updating… Please wait.

 Unable to process the form. Check for errors and try again.

 Thank you for updating your details.