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Year : 2002  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 433-434
Radiological quiz - obstetric

Nidan Diagnostic Centre, Vivek Khand, Gomtinagar, Lucknow, India

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Tewari R. Radiological quiz - obstetric. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2002;12:433-4

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This patient is a 25-year-old primigravida with an unremarkable medical history. The USG pictures were obtained at 28 weeks of gestation when she presented for a routine USG examination. A 3.75 MHz convex transducer was used to obtain representative images of the fetal cranium [Figure - 1],[Figure - 2] and [Figure - 3]. Mild polyhydramnios was observed.

  1. What is the diagnosis ?
  2. What are the ultrasonographic criteria for the diagnosis?
  3. What are the alternative diagnostic possibilities ?

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1.Cohen MM, Jirasek JE, Guzman RT, et al . Holoprosencephaly and facial dysmorphia: Nosology, etiology and pathogenesis. Birth defects 1971; 7:125-129.  Back to cited text no. 1    
2.Cayea PD, Balcar I, Alberti O, Jones TB, Prenatal diagnosis of semilobar holoprosencephaly. Am J Radiol 1984; 142: 401-408.  Back to cited text no. 2    
3.Chvernak FA, Isaacson G, Hobbins JC, et al . Diagnosis and management of the fetal holoprosencephaly. Obstet Gynecol 1985; 66: 322-326.  Back to cited text no. 3    
4.Cohen MM. An update on the holoprosencephalic disorders. J Pediatr 1982; 101:865-870.  Back to cited text no. 4    
5.Manelfe C, Sevely A. Neuroradiologic study of holoprosencephaly. J Neuroradiol 1982; 9:15-19.  Back to cited text no. 5    
6.Filly RA. Ultrasound evaluation of the fetal neural axis. In: Challen PW. Ultrasonography in obstetrics and gynecology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: WB Saunders. 1994: 189-234.  Back to cited text no. 6    

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