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Case 11436

Fetal goitre - MRI utility

Author(s)
Sofia Pina, Pedro Soares Pinto, Joao Teixeira, Maria Céu Rodrigues, Valentina Ribeiro

Centro Hospitalar do Porto,
Porto, Portugal
 
Patient
female, 27 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Ultrasound

    Colour Doppler US: bilobed hypervascularized anterior neck mass. The vascularization is preferentially peripheric.

     
    Area of Interest: Foetal imaging; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound-Colour Doppler; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Obstetrics;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    MRI 29 weeks'gestation

    Coronal, sagittal, axial T1 SS TFE; sagittal T2 SS TSE: bilobed homogeneous anterior neck mass. T1-WI hypersignal; T2-WI hyposignal. Slight reduction of airway, hyperintense on T2 indicating normal flow (green arrow)....

     
    Area of Interest: Foetal imaging; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    MRI 36 weeks' gestation

    Coronal, axial T1 3D SPGR fat sat; coronal T2 SS TSE; sagittal T2 Thick Slab. Stable findings. No airway compromise (green arrow). No polyhydramnios.

     
    Area of Interest: Foetal imaging; Imaging Technique: MR; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
Colour Doppler US: bilobed hypervascularized anterior neck mass. The vascularization is preferentially peripheric.
 
Coronal, sagittal, axial T1 SS TFE; sagittal T2 SS TSE: bilobed homogeneous anterior neck mass. T1-WI hypersignal; T2-WI hyposignal. Slight reduction of airway, hyperintense on T2 indicating normal flow (green arrow). No polyhydramnios.
 
Coronal, axial T1 3D SPGR fat sat; coronal T2 SS TSE; sagittal T2 Thick Slab. Stable findings. No airway compromise (green arrow). No polyhydramnios.
 
 
 
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