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2007-02-01-11 Anencephaly © Sanchez


Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD, Santiago Garcia Rios, MD, Humberto Hernandez Segura, MD, Candelario Conda Moreno, MD.

Clinica Paris de Atoyac de Alvarez, Guerrero. Instituto Mexicano de Diagnostico por Imagen. Hospital General de Acapulco, Guerrero. Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.

This is a 29-year-old woman with unremarkable history scanned at 32nd week of gestational age. The ultrasound investigation revealed anencephaly. These are some of the images we obtained.

Images 1, 2. 2D image showing polyhydramnios and transverse plane through the skull at the level of prominent eyes (left); and 3D picture of anencephalic fetal head (right).


Images 3, 4. 3D pictures of anencephalic fetal head.



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