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2014-09-20-22 Microcephaly © Manohar


Sivasamy Manohar, MD.

Madurai, India


Case report

Following images and videos show a case of microcephaly, micrognathia, and probable neuromuscular disorder leading to polyhydramnios and clubfeet. The patient was 21-year-old primigravida that was seen at 28 weeks of her pregnancy. Biometry of the fetal head corresponded to 20 weeks; abdominal circumference corresponded to 24 weeks; and biometry of the limbs corresponded to 27 weeks of gestation. Following images were obtained.

Images 1, 2, 3, and 4: 28 weeks of gestation; small fetal head with micrognathia can be seen; the images 4 shows clubfeet of the fetus.



Images 5-10: 28 weeks of gestation; 3D images showing the small fetal head with micrognathia.




Images 11, 12: Post-abortion images showing the fetus with microcephaly, micrognathia, and clubfeet.


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