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2011-06-09-11 Roberts syndrome © Pérez-Canto

Roberts syndrome

Gonzalo A. Pérez-Canto Ch., MD. Gerardo Salamalé, MD. Engelbert Rincón, MD

Unidad Ecográfica De la Costa. Clínica Guerra Mas. Puerto Cabello, Estado Carabobo, Venezuela.

Case report

This is a case of a 17-year-old patient, G2P1, who was referred to our department at 33 weeks of her pregnancy. The ultrasound examination revealed the phocomelia of upper and lower extremities. The final diagnosis was Roberts syndrome.  

Images 1,2: 3D-images of the affected fetus. Note the phocomelia of the upper extremities.


Images 3,4: Images show phocomelia of the upper extremities.


Images 5,6: Image 5 shows humerus. Image 6 shows the transverse view of the chest with a 4-chamber view.


Images 7,8: Images of the lower extremities with phocomelia. 


Images 9,10: Images of the genitalia which resemble ambiguous genitalia, the "tulip sign".


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