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Fetal gastric pseudomass at 30 weeks of gestation and its regression after 17 days of birth.
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PMID:  25024526     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Second trimester fetal ultrasonography (USG) occasionally reveals an echogenic intragastric mass. These masses are usually small due to the organized debris from swallowed amniotic fluid, and they normally disappear in the third trimester. This report shows a fetal intragastric echogenic mass detected at 30 weeks of gestation that persisted as a large heterogeneously echoic mass even on the 10(th) day after birth. The immediate postnatal USG features were consistent with the possibility of an intragastric soft tissue mass, though abdominal radiographs and computed tomography (CT) with oral contrast were non-specific. The baby remained asymptomatic in the neonatal period and USG scanning again after a week showed normal stomach and other intra-abdominal visceral echoes.
Balakumar Karippaliyil; Misha Kannan; Milind Karippaliyil
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Indian journal of radiology & imaging     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0971-3026     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Radiol Imaging     Publication Date:  2014 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-07-15     Completed Date:  2014-07-15     Revised Date:  2014-07-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503873     Medline TA:  Indian J Radiol Imaging     Country:  India    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  160-2     Citation Subset:  -    
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