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2001-09-06-12 Answer to the case of the week #57 © Machado

Answer to case #57

August 24-September 6  2001

Luiz Eduardo Machado, MD

Intro, Centro de Treinamento em Diagnóstico por Imagem, Salvador – Bahia – Brasil

This 2nd trimester fetus has an anomaly limited to the lower face. The mouth appears normal but a large tumor arises from the mandible



This was confirmed postnally, and the mass was a hamartoma of the mandible.

The surgical reconstruction went well and this is the baby after surgery:


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