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A case of single umbilical artery with various fetal anomalies: correlations between prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis and autopsy.
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PMID:  2874075     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a case of a single umbilical artery with various fetal anomalies, and a comparative study between prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis and autopsy was done. The prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis included, atrial septal defect (ASD), ventricular septal defect (VSD), mitral atresia or stenosis and a single great vessel. At autopsy, ASD, VSD, mitral atresia, overriding aorta and pulmonary atresia were evident. In case of other anomalies, the findings in the prenatal diagnosis and at autopsy were encephalocele, adrenal hypoplasia and a single umbilical artery. The ultrasonic detection of these anomalies is discussed and the limitations of this diagnostic method are given attention.
T Hata; K Hata; M Kitao; O Tanaka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics     Volume:  24     ISSN:  0020-7292     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Publication Date:  1986 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-09-17     Completed Date:  1986-09-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0210174     Medline TA:  Int J Gynaecol Obstet     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  75-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*
Adrenal Glands / abnormalities
Encephalocele / diagnosis
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis
Prenatal Diagnosis*
Umbilical Arteries / abnormalities*

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