Fetal Intra-abdominal Umbilical Vein Varix: A Case Report an
A 21-year-old attended a routine antenatal ultrasound at 22 weeks of gestation for her first pregnancy. She had a screening of aneuploidy in the first trimester with serum markers and measurement of nuchal translucency which were normal. Parents were not consanguineous. A cystic structure (14×12 mm) was detected in the fetal abdomen, just beneath the abdominal wall at the level of the bladder. A 3D acquisition of the extra-abdominal portion of the cord showed no expansion of the structure at this level. We suspected the vascular origin of mass front his intimate relationship with the umbilical arteries and color Doppler examination confirmed it to be vascular in nature with the umbilical vein leading to it, suggesting a diagnosis of FIUVV...

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Antenatal diagnosis can help in unexpected antenatal or immediate postnatal complication including mortality.
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