Second trimester ultrasounds of fetal anomalies in the abdomen, spine, genitourinary, and extremities


A collection of ultrasounds for fetal anomalies in abdominal structures, genitourinary structures, spine, and extremities.

Around 18 to 20 weeks, it's possible to evaluate most anatomic structures using detailed ultrasound. For more information on using ultrasound for the detection of fetal anomalies, click here. Here are 14 ultrasounds taken in the second trimester showing anomalies in the abdominal structures, genitourinary structures, spine, and extremities.





Figure 25. Second trimester small omphalocele





Figure 26. Second trimester gastroschisis





Figure 27. Second trimester ectopic pelvic kidney





Figure 28. Second trimester multicystic dysplastic kidney






Figure 29. Second trimester autosomal recessive infantile polycystic kidneys





Figure 30. Second trimester sagittal view of lumbosacral spina bifida






Figure 31. Second trimester transverse view of sacral spina bifida





Figure 32. Second trimester hemivertebra






Figure 33. Second trimester limb reduction defect (absent fingers)





Figure 34. Second trimester skeletal dysplasia (short and bowed limbs)





Figure 35: Second trimester syndactyly (hand)





Figure 36. Second trimester club-foot





Figure 37. Second trimester example of clenched hands





Figure 38. Second trimester skeletal dysplasia (example of a bell-shaped chest)

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