This diagram show...
This diagram shows the landmarks for the fetal abdominal circumference: fetal stomach, umbilical vein, portal sinus. The measurement calipers (dashed red line) should be on the skin surface, and not deep to it. The The full circumference of the abdominal wall should be seen before measuring.
System: Obstetrics
Section: Approach
Tag: case
Modality: Diagram

- “ The fetal abdominal circumference (AC) is an important measurement when dating a pregnancy. Measuring the AC too small (the more common error) can...”

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  • Fetal abdominal circumference - “ Abdominal circumference (AC) is one of the basic biometric parameters used to assess fetal size. AC together with biparietal diameter, head circum...”

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