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2014-06-22-19 Dermal sinus © Bronshtein www.TheFetus.net


Dermal sinus

Moshe Bronshtein
, MD.

Haifa, Israel.

Case reports

Following images and videos show a case of dermal sinus that was initially seen as a cystic appendage protruding out of the lumbosacral region. Later at 19 weeks only a small hyperechoic remnant was present and disappeared at 23 weeks. Postnatally only a small cutaneous lesion was present in the sacral area of the skin.

Images 1, 2, 3, 4: 14 weeks of gestation; c
ystic appendage protruding out of the lumbosacral region can be seen (arrow).

 

 

Videos 1, 2: 14 weeks of gestation; cystic appendage protruding out of the lumbosacral region can be seen.

 

Images 5, 6, and video 3: 19 weeks of gestation; only a small hyperechoic remnant of the appendage protruding out of the lumbosacral region can be seen (arrow).

 



Images 7, 8Postnatally only a small cutaneous lesion was present in the sacral area of the skin (arrow).

 

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