Sonographic features of anorectal atresia at 12 weeks
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AbstractWe present the sonographic features of a fetus with anal atresia at 12 weeks of gestation. Follow-up ultrasound examination at 17 week revealed apparently normal bowel. Spontaneous miscarriage occurred at 18 weeks and postmortem examination showed anorectal atresia and arthrogryposis multiplex. It seems that dilatation of the bowel in the early pregnancy is a possible marker for anorectal atresia, and the abnormality may be overlooked if a mid-trimester scan alone is performed.
All Author(s) ListChen M, Meagher S, Simpson I, Lau TK
Journal nameJournal of Maternal-Fetal and Neonatal Medicine
Year2009
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Volume Number22
Issue Number10
PublisherINFORMA HEALTHCARE
Pages931 - 933
ISSN1476-7058
eISSN1476-4954
LanguagesEnglish-United Kingdom
Keywordsanorectal atresia; fetal abnormality; first trimester; Ultrasound
Web of Science Subject CategoriesObstetrics & Gynecology; OBSTETRICS & GYNECOLOGY

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