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Prenatal diagnosis of Meckel-Gruber syndrome in a pregnancy obtained with ICSI.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16832598     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The association of occipital encephalocele, cleft palate, postaxial polydactyly, polycystic kidneys, and hepatic cysts is well known as Meckel-Gruber syndrome (MGS). Nowadays, the diagnosis of MGS is usually performed prenatally by ultrasound findings. MGS was previously described following in vitro fertilization. We report a case of MGS diagnosed at 17 weeks in a pregnancy obtained with intra-cytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI).
Claudio Celentano; Federico Prefumo; Marco Liberati; Giuseppina Gallo; Quirino Di Nisio; Sigfried Rotmensch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2006-06-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of assisted reproduction and genetics     Volume:  23     ISSN:  1058-0468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Assist. Reprod. Genet.     Publication Date:  2006 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-09-14     Completed Date:  2006-11-14     Revised Date:  2013-02-19    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9206495     Medline TA:  J Assist Reprod Genet     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  281-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, San Massimo Hospital, Penne, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / ultrasonography*
Encephalocele / ultrasonography
Fetal Diseases / ultrasonography*
Polycystic Kidney Diseases / ultrasonography
Polydactyly / ultrasonography
Pregnancy Trimester, Second
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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