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2005-09-20-10 Answer to Case of the week #155 © Mendes
Answer to Case of the week #155

November 3 - November 17, 2005

João Mendes, MD


These are the serial scans of a 28-year-old woman G1,  with no significant past medical history. The finding is a large cystic anterior abdominal structure that fills with Doppler signal:

A diagnosis of Umbilical vein varix was made. This woman had a premature rupture of membranes at 34 weeks. A C-section was performed and a baby boy weighing 2640 gm was delivered.

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