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2006-05-22-12 Omphalocele © Ruiz


Vicente Jesus Ruiz, MD

Centro de Ecografia, Salta, Argentina

This is a 41-year-old-woman with an omphalocele diagnosed at 13 weeks and 3 days. A chorionic villus sampling was performed and the karyotype revealed a trisomy 18.


Right image: Single umbilical artery. Left image: Note the omphalocele and the umbilical cord cyst.

Axial images showing the round mass at the level of the umbilical cord.

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