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2009-07-02-09 Answer to the case of the week #248 © Manohar www.TheFetus.net


Answer to the case of the week #248

July 23, 2009 - August 6, 2009

S. Manohar, DMRD, MD.

Doppler Scans, Madurai, Tamilnadu, India.

 

Case report

The following images show a case of mature cystic facial teratoma (arising from the right lateral moiety of the fetal face, jaw and neck) diagnosed at 20 weeks a pregnancy.

Images 1 - 10: The images show a few scans of the fetal head with a prominent inhomogeneous solid and cystic structures in front of the fetal face representing the cystic facial teratoma.

 

 

 

 

 

Images 11, 12: The image 9 shows a normal four chamber view of the heart. The image 10 shows sagittal scan of the fetal spine (normal aspect).

 

Image 13: The image represents a pathological specimen showing the location of the facial cystic teratoma arising from the right lateral moiety of the face, jaw and neck.

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