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2007-08-13-12 Answer to the case of the week #207 © Andreeva www.TheFetus.net


Answer to the case of the week #207

November 29, 2007 - December 12, 2007

Elena Andreeva, MD; Svetlana Tchuchvaga, MD; Alexandr Michin, MD**.

*   Medical Genetic Center, Gomel, Belarus;

**  Pathological Department, Gomel, Belarus.

 

Case report

A 28-year-old woman G3P2 presented in 21st week of pregnancy. Ultrasonography revealed a tumor of the heart resembling a rhabdomyoma. The pathological study of the tumor revealed lipoblastoma of the heart.

Images 1, 2: 21st week of pregnancy. Transverse scans through the fetal thorax show tumoral mass at the level of the heart which turned out to be lipoblastoma.

 

Image 3: Transverse color Doppler scan through the fetal thorax show tumorous mass at the level of the heart which turned out to be lipoblastoma.

Image 4: Pathological specimen showing lipoblastoma of the heart.

Images 5, 6: Histological images confirming the diagnosis of the lipoblastoma of the heart.

 

 

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