EURORAD ESR

Case 10140

Nonimmune hydrops fetalis with cystic hygroma Colli: The sonographic features

Author(s)
Gian S.Shergill1, Arvinder Singh2, Harbhajan Kaur3, Ramesh Chander2

1. Consultant Radiologist, Inder Scan Centre, Amritsar
2. Radiodiagnosis Department, Government Medical College, Amritsar, INDIA
3. Obstetric and Gynae Department, Government Medical College, Amritsar, INDIA
Email:arvinderdr@rediffmail.com
 
Patient
female, 19 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Antenatal sonography fetal head and neck longitudinal section

    Thickening of subcutaneous tissue in fetal head and neck regions-Nuchal fold thickening.

     
    Area of Interest: Foetal imaging; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Antenatal sonography fetal neck region cross sectional view

    Well defined bilobed cystic mass in the fetal nape region posteriorly with a central thick septa - Cystic hygromata Colli.

     
    Area of Interest: Head and neck; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Antenatal sonography fetal chest and abdomen

    Fetal pleural effusion with partial relaxation atelectasis of lung, marked thickening of subcutaneous tissue in chest and abdominal regions- fetal anasarca.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Intrauterine diagnosis; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Antenatal sonography fetal chest and abdomen

    Fetal pericardial effusion and fetal ascites.

     
    Area of Interest: Abdomen; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
Thickening of subcutaneous tissue in fetal head and neck regions-Nuchal fold thickening.
 
Well defined bilobed cystic mass in the fetal nape region posteriorly with a central thick septa - Cystic hygromata Colli.
 
Fetal pleural effusion with partial relaxation atelectasis of lung, marked thickening of subcutaneous tissue in chest and abdominal regions- fetal anasarca.
 
Fetal pericardial effusion and fetal ascites.
 
 
 
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