EURORAD ESR

Case 13376

Fetal osteogenesis imperfecta

Author(s)
W. Douira-Khomsi1, L. Ben Hassine1, G. Abid1, L. Lahmar1, I. Ammar1, B. Channoufi2, A. Masmoudi3, H. Louati1, I. Bellagha1

1: Pediatric Imaging Department. Bechir Hamza Children’s Hospital, Tunisia
2:Department C of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Tunisian Maternity and Neonatology Center
3:Department of Fetopathology and Embryology, Tunisian Maternity and Neonatology Center
 
Patient
female, 1 day(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Figure n°1

    Axial fetal head ultrasound view showing a decreased ossification of the skull (white arrow) with increased visualization of intra cranial structures.

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Computer Applications-3D; Diagnostic procedure; eLearning; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Figure n°2

    Extremely short femur with obvious incurvation (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 3
    Figure n°3

    Sagittal scan of the fetus showing a small chest (white arrow).

     
    Area of Interest: Foetal imaging; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 4
    Figure n°4

    Frontal scan of the fetus showing short and fractured ribs (white arrows).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Ultrasound; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 5
    Figure n°5

    Post-natal X-ray exam demonstrating the overall hypomineralized skeleton with extremely hypomineralized skull (white asterisk), short, bent, irregular long bones (white arrows) and narrow bell-shaped thorax (black...

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Conventional radiography; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
  • Figure 6
    Figure n°6

    Fetus after delivery: Short and fractured ribs (black arrow) and small lungs (black asterisk).

     
    Area of Interest: Bones; Imaging Technique: Experimental; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Fetus;
     
     
Axial fetal head ultrasound view showing a decreased ossification of the skull (white arrow) with increased visualization of intra cranial structures.
 
Extremely short femur with obvious incurvation (white arrow).
 
Sagittal scan of the fetus showing a small chest (white arrow).
 
Frontal scan of the fetus showing short and fractured ribs (white arrows).
 
Post-natal X-ray exam demonstrating the overall hypomineralized skeleton with extremely hypomineralized skull (white asterisk), short, bent, irregular long bones (white arrows) and narrow bell-shaped thorax (black asterisk) with abnormal ribs (red arrows).
 
Fetus after delivery: Short and fractured ribs (black arrow) and small lungs (black asterisk).
 
 
 
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