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2007-12-03-01 Acheiria © Volkov


Andrey Volkov, MD, PhD.

Department of Obstetric and Gynecology ¹ 1 Rostov Medical University, Rostov on Don, Russia.



Case report

The following images show a case of the acheiria detected at 18 weeks of pregnancy of a 32-year-old woman. Karyotype of the fetus was normal (46, XX). The parents opted for the termination of the pregnancy and the diagnosis was confirmed.

Images 1, 2: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the gray scale images show the left forearm of the fetus with the acheiria.


Image 3: Pathological specimen showing the acheiria of the left upper extremity.


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