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2003-08-12-07 Answer to case of the week # 105 © Quintero

Answer to case of the week # 105

October 16-30, 2003

Claudia Scarpetta, Gustavo Vasquez, and Juan Carlos Quintero 

Unidad de Diagnòstico Prenatal Centro Médico Imbanaco, Cali, Colombia


A 27 year old patient, G3 P2, at 26 gestational weeks with no remarkable history. Karyotype was normal 46xy The male fetus was a macrosomic 4400g at birth.

The face is symmetric, however the right orbit and eye are missing with the fusion of the eyelid. The left eye is normal. The diagnosis is right anophthalmia.

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