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2013-01-06-09 Gastroschisis, large © Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez www.TheFetus.net

Gastroschisis, large, 24 weeks

Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD; Lucero Cortez Chavez, MD; Andres Zurita Zurita, MD.

Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad de Zumpango del Estado De Mexico S.S.A.
Hospital General De Acapulco, S.S.A. Guerrero.
Centro De Estudios E Investigacion De Mexico, C.E.I.U.G.

Case report

A 17-year-old G2P1 with unremarkable family or personal history was referred to our center at 24 weeks of pregnancy. Our ultrasound examination revealed a large right-sided gastroschisis containing fetal bowels and liver.

Images 1, 2: 24 weeks of pregnancy; the images show transverse scans of the fetal thorax (Image 1) and abdomen (Image 2) with herniated fetal viscera (bowels and liver) due to the gastroschisis.

 

Images 3, 424 weeks of pregnancy; the images show herniated fetal viscera within the amniotic fluid due to fetal gastroschisis. Bowels on the Image 3; bowels (arrowheads) and liver (arrow) on the Image 4.

 

Images 5, 624 weeks of pregnancy; large gastroschisis - color Doppler images showing herniated fetal liver (arrow at the Image 6) with its vascular supply.

 
 
Images 7, 8, 9, 1024 weeks of pregnancy; 3D images showing large fetal gastroschisis with herniated liver (arrow on Images 7, 8) and bowels (Images 9, 10).

 

 

Videos 1, 224 weeks of pregnancy; Video 1 shows 4D imaging of the fetus with large gastroschisis and herniated liver (arrow); video 2 shows transverse scan of the fetal abdomen with herniated fetal liver (arrow) due to the gastroschisis.

 

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