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2014-06-21-23 Trisomy 18, two cases © Manohar www.TheFetus.net


Trisomy 18, two cases

Sivasamy Manohar, MD.

Madurai, India. 

 

Case report

Following images represent two cases of trisomy 18. Both fetuses showed severe intrauterine growth restriction and several features of the trisomy 18 were observed.

Case 1

Images 1, 2, 3: Brachycephalic skull with mild cerebral ventriculomegaly.

 



Image 4: Upper lip of the mouth was without cleft.



Image 5, 6: Heart looked normal (image 5); single umbilical artery and umbilical cord cyst were present (image 6).

 

Images 7, 8, 9: Rockerbottom feet of the fetus

 



Images 10, 11, 12: 3D images showing overlapping fingers of the hands.

 



Case 2

Images 1, 2, 3: ventricular septal defect of the heart (VSD - image 1), parallel course of the great vessels: D-transposition of the great arteries (image 2); three-vessel-trachea view with only aorta and superior vena cava depicted (image 3).

 



Images 4, 5, 6, 7: 3D images showing overlapping fingers of the hands.

 

 
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