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2009-06-19-08 Meckel Gruber syndrome, two cases © Manohar

Meckel Gruber syndrome, two cases 

S. Manohar, MD, DMRD; Mohan Karthikeyan, DMRD, DNB.

Doppler Scans, Madurai, India.

Case report

The following images show two cases of Meckel Gruber syndrome diagnosed at 31st and 18th week of pregnancy.

Case 1


Images 1, 2: 31 weeks; the images show transverse scans of the fetal head. An occipital defect of the skull with the encephalocele can be seen on the image 1 (fingers).


Images 3, 4, 5: 31 weeks; the show enlarged polycystic kidneys of the fetus.


Images 6, 7: 31 weeks; the image 6 show fetal hand with postaxial polydactyly (finger). The image 7 represents a drawing fused with the image 6 explaining the position of the fetal hand with the postaxial polydactyly.


Case 2

Images 8, 9: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the image 1 shows a transverse scan of the fetal head with the occipital encephalocele. The image 9 shows a fetal leg with angulated tibia.


Images 10, 11: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the images show transverse scans of the fetal head with the occipital encephalocele (arrows on the image 11).


Images 12, 13: 18 weeks of pregnancy; the mages show a fetal foot with postaxial polydactyly (arrows on the image 13 point to the fingers).



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