Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Echogenic Fetal bowel-an intriguing case

This is an intriguing case of a late third trimester pregnancy with the fetus showing a segment of hyperechoic area in the Fetal abdomen. This could be either an area of echogenic Fetal bowel, or some other echogenic focus in the Fetal abdomen. what is surprising is the area of increased echogenicity which seems to include the full thickness of the Fetal intestine.

The ultrasound video of this case is posted below:

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