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VOLUME 5 , ISSUE 4 ( October-December, 2011 ) > List of Articles


3D, Vocal and Tomographic Ultrasound Image in Prenatal Diagnosis of Hypospadias

Francisco Raga, Francisco Bonilla, Fernando Bonilla-Musoles, Juan Carlos Castillo

Keywords : Hypospadias,3D ultrasound (3D US),Vocal and TUI modes

Citation Information : Raga F, Bonilla F, Bonilla-Musoles F, Castillo JC. 3D, Vocal and Tomographic Ultrasound Image in Prenatal Diagnosis of Hypospadias. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 5 (4):409-410.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1217

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).


We report a case of anterior hypospadias, diagnosed at 26th week in a 37 years-old primigravida with normal 46XY kariotype through amniocentesis carried out at 16th week.

Sonographic examination with 2D showed a short and curved penis. The use of three orthogonal planes, Tomographic Ultrasound Image (TUI) and VOCAL allowed an exact prenatal diagnostic, showing the “tulip” sign and defining localization, situation and extension of the urethral orifice.

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