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2007-02-01-14 Omphalocele © Sanchez


Marcos Antonio Velasco Sanchez, MD, Miguel Angel Albarran Pineda, MD, Candelairo Conda Moreno, MD, Hilario Bibiano Pano, MD.

Clinica San Marcos, Clinica Medica de Jesus, Hospital General de Acapulco Guerrero I. M. D. I., Facultad de Medicina de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.

This is a 21-year-old woman, with unremarkable past obstetrical history, scanned at 13 weeks of pregnancy. The ultrasound revealed an omphalocele containing liver tissue and bowels. These are some of the images we obtained.

Images 1, 2. 2D sagittal (left) and transverse (right) scans showing omphalocele containing liver and bowels.


Image 3. Color Doppler sagittal scan showing umbilical vein at the level of the omphalocele.

Images 4, 5. 3D images showing omphalocele.




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