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Congenital hernia of the abdominal wall: a differential diagnosis of fetal abdominal wall defects.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10204215     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 28-year-old woman was referred at 33 weeks of gestation with suspected fetal intestinal atresia. Sonography showed a large extra-abdominal mass on the right of the normal umbilical cord insertion. Following Cesarean section at 36 weeks and immediate surgical treatment, the malformation was not definable either as an omphalocele or as gastroschisis. This reported case involves a previously undocumented malformation of the fetal abdominal wall described as a 'hernia' of the fetal abdominal wall.
H Stepan; L C Horn; J Bennek; R Faber
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  13     ISSN:  0960-7692     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-05-28     Completed Date:  1999-05-28     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  207-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, University of Leipzig, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Muscles / abnormalities,  ultrasonography
Cesarean Section
Diagnosis, Differential
Fetal Diseases / ultrasonography*
Gastroschisis / ultrasonography
Gestational Age
Hernia, Umbilical / ultrasonography
Hernia, Ventral / congenital*,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Intestinal Atresia / ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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