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Prenatal detection of microtia by MRI in a fetus with trisomy 22.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16770674     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Trisomy 22 is a rare chromosomal abnormality infrequently detected prenatally. External ear abnormalities, in particular microtia, are often associated with trisomy 22, but prenatal detection of microtia has not been reported in association with trisomy 22. We report a fetus with trisomy 22, with fetal MRI findings of microtia, craniofacial dysmorphism, and polygyria. Fetal MRI is a useful tool for auricular assessment and might have utility in the prenatal detection of chromosomal abnormalities, especially among fetuses with structural anomalies.
Andrea Milic; Susan Blaser; Ashley Robinson; Sandra Viero; William Halliday; Elizabeth Winsor; Ants Toi; Micki Thomas; David Chitayat
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-04-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  2006 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-13     Completed Date:  2007-01-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  706-10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.
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MeSH Terms
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 22*
Ear, External / abnormalities*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods*
Prenatal Diagnosis
Trisomy / diagnosis*

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