ANOMALIES OF DORSAL INDUCTION

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS Failure of closure of the neural tube during neurulation results in neural tube defects. Neurulation, both primary and secondary, are completed by approximately…

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THE FETAL EYE

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS A fetal neuroscan is not complete without a thorough examination of the orbits, the eyes, and their surroundings. Malformations of the eyes can…

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CRANIOFACIAL ANOMALIES

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS The most frequent craniofacial malformations are facial clefts. Different varieties exist. These conditions can be corrected surgically with good results. However, they are…

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BIOMETRY OF THE FETAL BRAIN

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INTRODUCTION Print Section Listen Prenatal diagnosis should be instituted accurately and early enough to achieve an excellent level of care of the obstetric patient. Ultrasonography, with its increasingly better resolution…

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MALFORMATIONS OF CORTICAL DEVELOPMENT

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS Proliferation, neuronal migration, and organization occur relatively late in pregnancy and do not end until after delivery. Malformations of cortical development (MCD) may…

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TUMORS OF THE BRAIN

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS Fetal brain tumors are rare and usually diagnosed only in the 3rd trimester of pregnancy or even only after delivery. Most types have…

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FETAL CEREBRAL CIRCULATION

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS Data collected from Doppler velocity recordings using both spectral and color Doppler mode confirm the fundamental aspects of the fetoplacental circulation. Changes in…

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INTRACRANIAL CYSTS

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KEY POINTS Print Section Listen KEY POINTS One of the most common and usually benign fetal brain tetralogy pathology. Easily detected due to its obvious anechoic appearance at places that…

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