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2009-12-02-11 Alobar holoprosencepahly © Andrade

Alobar holoprosencephaly

Adolfo Sanchez Andrade, MD.

Gabinete De Ultrasonido Diagnostico, San Andres Tuxtla, Veracruz, Mexico. Universidad Autonoma De Morelos - Division De Posgrado.


Case report

The following images show a case of the alobar holoprosencephaly (pancake type) which was diagnosed at the 30 weeks of pregnancy.
The patient, G2 P1, delivered previous baby with the cleft lip. Her personal and family history was otherwise unremarkable. There was a polyhydramnios present during the ultrasound examination.

Images 1-8: Images show a single ventricle surrounding a fused thalami.







Images 9, 10: Fused thalami.


Video: Video demonstrates the ultrasound examination at 30 weeks, note mono ventricle, fused thalami and polyhydramnios.

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