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2012-11-20-14 Case of the week #344 © Elena Andreeva

Answer to the case of the week # 344

May 09, 2013 – May 23, 2013
Elena Andreeva, MD; Natalia Odegova, MD.

Moscow regions Research Institute of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical-Genetics Department, Moscow, Russia.

Case report

A 36-year-old woman (P4G2), with unremarkable medical history, was sent to our institute at 36 weeks of gestation. Our ultrasonographic examination found a scrotal hernia of the fetus. The neonate (3600 g, Apgar 9/10) was born at 39 weeks and the diagnosis was confirmed. The newborn underwent an operation and is doing well.

Images 1, 2: The images show fetal scrotum with the bowel loop visible inside the scrotum.


Video 1: 
The video shows fetal scrotum with herniated bowel loop visible inside one half of the scrotum.

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