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2018-09-11  Case of the week # 480  © Moshe Bronshtein

Answer to the case of the week # 480
September 27, 2018 - October 11, 2018

Haifa, Israel.

Case report
A young woman with history of consanguinity (cousin of her husband) was sent to our office at week 36 weeks of pregnancy.
Her previous child had the same syndrome and died at 2 years.

Our ultrasound examination revealed the following findings:

-Severe subcutaneous edema in whole body.
-Flat profile 

Based on the clinical records and ultrasound findings, we proposed the diagnosis of Hennekam syndrome and it was confirmed after birth.

Images 1-4: 2D images showing flat profile, mild curved femur and penile oedema.


Videos 1-6: 2D images showing flat profile, mild curved femur, penile, pedal and limb oedema.


Image 5: post-natal image confirmed prenatal ultrasonographic findings.

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