Diagnosis of Meckel Gruber Syndrome Ultrasound Scan
International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research
Volume 4, Issue 3, December 2016, Pages: 31-34
Received: Sep. 27, 2016; Accepted: Oct. 31, 2016; Published: Dec. 8, 2016
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Ala Mohammed Abd Elgyoum, College of Applied Medical Science, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia; Faculty of Radiological and Nuclear Medicine Science, National Ribat University, Khartoum, Sudan
Elrashed Abd Elrahim Mohammed, College of Applied Medical Science, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia; Faculty of Radiological Science and Medical Imaging, Alzaiem Alazhari University, Khartoum, Sudan
Ahmed Abdelrahim Mohammed, Faculty of Radiological Science and Medical Imaging, Alzaiem Alazhari University, Khartoum, Sudan
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Abstract
Meckel syndrome is a rare lethal ciliopathic genetic disorder, characterized by renal cystic dysplasia, central nervous system malformations, polydactyly, hepatic developmental defects, and pulmonary hypoplasia due to oligohydramnios. 34 years old, neither diabetic nor hypertensive, she is gravida III, para I, came for first ultrasound scan with amenorrhea for four months. The ultrasound scan shows single viable fetus, gestational age was 19 weeks + 5 days, with enlarged highly echogenic kidneys.
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Meckel Syndrome, Central Nervous System Malformations, Polydactyly and Hepatic Developmental Defects
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Ala Mohammed Abd Elgyoum, Elrashed Abd Elrahim Mohammed, Ahmed Abdelrahim Mohammed, Diagnosis of Meckel Gruber Syndrome Ultrasound Scan, International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Vol. 4, No. 3, 2016, pp. 31-34. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbmr.20160403.14
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