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Fetal Face

Kuldeep Singh

Keywords : Orbits,Maxilla,Mandible,Lips,Nasal bone,Coronal,Longitudinal

Citation Information : Singh K. Fetal Face. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 4 (4):361-372.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1156

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2010

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

This article discusses normal facial anatomy and the facial abnormalities, which can be diagnosed by 2D and 3D ultrasound. As the neonatal face is so visible one has to do a careful survey of the fetal face with all possible modalities to enhance the sonographer's expertise. Facial anomalies can be the tip of an iceberg with the diagnosis prompting evaluation for chromosomal abnormalities.


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