Prenatally diagnosed fetal omphalocele at 11 week gestation — a case report
Omphalocele is the most common congenital defect of the abdominal wall and in a large percentage of cases it is associated with chromosomal anomalies. In this case report during the regular ultrasound examination at 11 weeks of gestation, omphalocela, whose scope was 90% of fetal abdomen, was diagnosed. Karyotype analysis showed the presence of chromosomal aberrations 47 XX + 18 (Edwards syndrome). After the presentation of the severity of congenital anomalies and characteristic of the Edwards syndrome patient decided to terminate the pregnancy.
KeywordsGiant omphalocele Sy Edwards Pregnancy
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- Markov D., Pavlova E., Atanassova D., Markov P., Ivanov S., First trimester prenatal diagnosis of structural fetal anomalies with three dimensional ultrasound—possibilities and limitations, Akush. Ginekol. (Sofiia), 2010, 49, 4–10 (in Bulgarian)Google Scholar