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 2006-12-07-13 Hygroma colli in a trisomy 21 fetus © Cuillier

Cystic hygroma in a trisomy 21 fetus  

Fabrice Cuillier, MD

Gynecologist, Hôpital Félix Guyon, 97400  Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion, France. Telephone: 0262 90 55 22; fax: 0262 90 77 30.


40-year-old woman (G3P2) presented at 13 week of pregnancy. She didn"t undergo any biochemical screening. Ultrasound examination revealed anasarca and cystic hygroma. The pregnancy ended by a spontaneous abortion at 16-week of pregnancy. Here are some images that we obtained.


Sagittal and transverse planes showing anasarca and cystic hygroma.


Transverse and sagittal planes showing anasarca and cystic hygroma.


Coronal planes.


Sagittal planes.


Sagittal and transverse planes.



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