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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 15  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 397-398
Radiological quiz - obstetrics

From Consultant Radiologist, Panchkula Welfare Trust, Chandigarh, India

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Bhadada R. Radiological quiz - obstetrics. Indian J Radiol Imaging 2005;15:397-8

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This patient is a 23-year old female with bad obstetric history (previous two still births). There was no history of consanguinity. The ultrasonography pictures were obtained at 18 weeks of gestation when she presented for a routine prenatal sonogram. No previous sonographic evaluation was done during the course of this pregnancy. Spots of the prenatal scan are shown in [Figure - 1][Figure - 2][Figure - 3]. Severe oligohydramnios was observed. What is the diagnosis?

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.29163

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