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2010-06-28-15 Cord entanglement in the first trimester © Iacovache www.TheFetus.net

Cord entanglement in the first trimester

Tudor Iacovache, MD.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Brasov, Romania.


Case report

This is a case of 31-year-old G1 P0 with twin pregnancy. We performed a first trimester scan at 12 weeks of gestation. The ultrasound examination showed a monoamniotic twin pregnancy with umbilical cord entanglement. Doppler imaging helped to set the diagnosis.

Images 1,2: Images show monoamniotic pregnancy at 12 weeks of gestation.

Images 3,4: Images show umbilical cord of one the twins.

Images 5,6: Image 5 shows second umbilical cord. Image 6 shows entanglement of both cords.

Images 7-10: Images showing cord entanglement.


Videos 1-7: Videos whowing the umbilical cord entanglement.

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