Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of hydranencephaly: a case report. Perinatoloji Dergisi 2015;23(3):S70
- Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır
Ahmet Yalınkaya, Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır, email@example.com
Gönderilme Tarihi: 30 Ağustos 2015
Son Revizyon Tarihi: 30 Ağustos 2015
Kabul Edilme Tarihi: 01 Eylül 2015
Erken Baskı Tarihi: 01 Ekim 2015
Yayınlanma Tarihi: 01 Ekim 2015
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The purpose of this study is to discuss a case of hydranencephaly was diagnosed by ultrasound and terminated.
27 years old (G3P1A1G1) woman and 26 weeks of gestation was referred to us due to abnormal ultrasound appearance of fetal head. On ultrasound examination, the lateral ventricle was appeared irregular, shrivel and small. The cerebellum was seen abnormal shape and the choroid plexuses were not appeared. In addition, the fetal brain parenchyma was not seen and included homogeny-hyperechogenic dense fluid. On MRI examination none-communicant hydrocephaly was reported. We performed intrauterine craniocentesis and drew hemorrhagic fluid. After certain diagnosis of hydranencephaly, we decided to termination of pregnancy. The oxytocin induction was performed and 0/0 APGAR scores, 830 g and 0/0 APGAR scores a girl fetus was delivered. The patient discharged postpartum day one without a problem or complication.
Hydranencephaly is extremely rare and a serious fetal cerebral abnormalit. If it may be diagnosed by ultrasound in early gestation, the maternal psychological and biological trauma will be decrease.