Malformations of the central nervous system are one of the most common congenital anomalies of the fetus. In this report we aimed to summarize a case of fetal acrania diagnosed in the first trimester and the use of two and three-dimensional ultrasound in early diagnosis of the disease.
Acrania, brain, cranium, 2D and 3D ultrasonography, prenatal diagnosis
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Copyright © 2015 Yetkin Karasu, Murat Bozkurt, Servet Gençdal, Gülşah Tanas, Suat Dede, Ayşe Ender Yumru, Duygu Kara Bozkurt, and Levent Sahin
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Karasu Y, Bozkurt M, Gençdal S, Tanas G, Dede S, Yumru AE, Bozkurt DK, Sahin L. Prenatal diagnosis of fetal acrania using two and three dimensional ultrasound. Proc Obstet Gynecol. 2015 Aug 06;5(1):Article 4 [6 p.]. https://doi.org/10.17077/2154-4751.1281. Free full text article.