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2011-06-07-17 Allantoic cyst © Cuillier

Allantoic cyst 

Fabrice Cuillier, MD.

Department of Gynecology, Félix Guyon Hospital, 97400 Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion, France.

Case report

This are two cases of allantoic cyst diagnosed during the ultrasound exam at 8 weeks of gestation. Both pregnancies were otherwise uncomplicated with favorable outcome.

Case 1

Images 1,2: 2D-images showing the transverse and longitudinal view of the cyst of the umbilical cord.


Images 3-5: 3D-images of the fetus and the umbilical cord. The allantoic cyst is nicely visible and looks like a dark cyst within the umbilical cord.

Case 2

Images 6,7: Images of the umbilical cord with the allantoic cyst 2.2 x 2.6 mm.


Image 8: Color Doppler of the umbilical cord with allantoic cyst.

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