What Does This Classic Image Suggest?

September 19, 2011
Gunjan Puri, MD
Gunjan Puri, MD

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This is a classic image from an antenatal sonography.
LMP GA : 33 weeks and USG GA: 26 weeks.

What does the image tell you?
What can you infer from it?

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What does the bright echopattern of the brain suggest?
Does it give hints regarding the fetal state?

 

 

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The diagnosis of this classic image from an antenatal sonography is:
IUGR with irreversible brain damage to the fetus.


 

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