From the case: Spalding sign

Ultrasound
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...”

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