Prenatal Diagnosis of Sacrococcygeal Teratoma Using 2D and 3
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Case Presentation
A 20-year-old primigravida was referred to the Gynecology and Obstetrics Service of the University Hospital of the Federal University of Maranhão (UFMA) with a diagnosis of a solid mass in the lumbosacral spine. A 2DUS examination performed in our institution revealed pregnancy of 23 weeks and 4 days, with a female fetus presenting a bulky solid mass with cystic components and calcifications, measuring 7.7 × 9.1 × 12.2?cm, starting from the sacral region, with internal flow seen on color Doppler. 3DUS was performed using the Voluson 730 Pro apparatus (General Electric Medical System, Zipf, Austria), with a volumetric convex transducer (RAB 4–8L) in rendering mode. This clearly showed the spatial relationships between the mass and the fetal pelvis and made it possible for the parents to understand the pathological condition better. A new ultrasound examination confirmed that fetal death occurred at 25 weeks and 4 days of pregnancy, due to hydrops. The postnatal macroscopic findings confirmed the diagnosis of sacrococcygeal teratoma....

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3423792/
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