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Abdominal wall defect: a case report and review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12715649     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Ultrasound is well recognized imaging modality for prenatal diagnosis of fetal congenital anomalies. However, precise diagnosis of fetal anomaly with gray scale ultrasound may not be possible at times. Color Doppler ultrasound compliments gray scale ultrasound in accurately diagnosing fetal anomaly. We report a case of an omphalocele with short lower limbs, diagnosed during 3rd trimester on the basis of color Doppler ultrasound. Gray scale ultrasound failed to diagnose the condition initially. Color Doppler sonography helped in accurate diagnosis. Findings were confirmed after termination of pregnancy.
Authors:
G A Hossain; S M Islam; S Mahmood; R K Chakraborty; N Akhter; K Nahar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mymensingh medical journal : MMJ     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1022-4742     ISO Abbreviation:  Mymensingh Med J     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-04-28     Completed Date:  2003-05-16     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9601799     Medline TA:  Mymensingh Med J     Country:  Bangladesh    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  64-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
NMC, Mymensingh. nmcmym@bttb.net.bd
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abdominal Wall / abnormalities*
Adult
Congenital Abnormalities / blood,  ultrasonography
Female
Gestational Age
Hernia, Umbilical / blood,  ultrasonography*
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Outcome
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods*
Ultrasonography, Doppler, Color / methods
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods
alpha-Fetoproteins / analysis
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/alpha-Fetoproteins

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