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2008-08-10-13 Case of the week #230 © Lau

Case of the week #230

October 23, 2008 - November 06, 2008

W.L. Lau, MD1; H.S.W Lam, MD2; W.C. Leung, MD1; R.K.H. Chin, MD1,2.

1. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology,Kwong Wah Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China;
2. Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Princess Margaret Hospital, Hong Kong SAR, China.


Case report

A 32-year old women (G1P0), from a non-consanguineous couple and with non-contributive history, presented with polyhydramnios (amniotic fluid index = 32cm) at 34 weeks of her gestation.  Her second trimester scan at 19 weeks was reported to be normal.

2D and 3D ultrasound examinations performed at 34 weeks revealed following dysmorphic facial features consistent with a postnatally confirmed syndrome.

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