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Year : 2009  |  Volume : 19  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 248-251
Sonological appearance of idiopathic arterial calcification in fetus: A rare case

Department of Radio Diagnosis, Bangalore Medical College and Research Institute, Bangalore, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0971-3026.54876

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Idiopathic arterial calcification (IAC) is a rare disease characterized by extensive arterial wall calcification. This condition is almost always fatal. A total of 162 cases have been reported to date, with most cases diagnosed postnatally and less than 13 cases having been suspected antenatally. This case report describes a case of IAC detected antenatally with USG at 28 weeks' gestation.

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