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Zaky, Eman A.
November 2010
Egyptian Journal of Medical Human Genetics;2010, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p193
Academic Journal
Case Study
The article presents a case study of a 23-year-old lady who was referred for routine antenatal ultrasound (US) scan. US features were consistent with diagnosis of hydrops in a 17 weeks fetus. Ultrasound examination has revealed a 17 weeks fetus which has scalp and subcutaneous edema with an avascular sac behind the neck suggesting a cystic hygroma. The article discusses a case of non-immune hydrops fetalis due to chromosomal aberration.


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