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CASE REPORT

Pre- and Postnatal Features of Hydrometrocolpos in One Fetus of a Dizygotic Twin Pregnancy

Juan Mario Troyano-Luque, Margarita Álvarez de la Rosa, Ana Isabel Padilla, Laura Ces, José María Martínez, Bienvenido Puerto, Eduardo Gratacós, Luis Tadeo Mercé

Keywords : Prenatal diagnosis,ultrasound,cloaca,hydrocolpos

Citation Information : Troyano-Luque JM, de la Rosa MÁ, Padilla AI, Ces L, Martínez JM, Puerto B, Gratacós E, Mercé LT. Pre- and Postnatal Features of Hydrometrocolpos in One Fetus of a Dizygotic Twin Pregnancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2009; 3 (3):97-101.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1026

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-09-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2009; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

A female fetus of a dizygotic pregnancy presented with a retrovesical cystic mass at 16 weeks. Severe and recurrent fetal ascitis developed at 25 weeks. Pre-eclampsia, probably due to mirror syndrome, precipitated fetal extraction, which led to severe prematurity complications and neonatal death. Necropsy showed: cloacal anomaly, anal atresia, ambiguous genitalia and bicornuate uterus.


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