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VOLUME 9 , ISSUE 1 ( January-August [1-2 Combined], 2018 ) > List of Articles


Prenatal Diagnosis and Counseling in Case of Congenital Hemivertebra

Surinder K Gambhir

Keywords : Congenital hemivertebra, Counseling, Prenatal diagnosis, Prenatal ultrasound

Citation Information : Gambhir SK. Prenatal Diagnosis and Counseling in Case of Congenital Hemivertebra. Int J Infertil Fetal Med 2018; 9 (1):19-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10016-1166

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2018

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Hemivertebra is a rare congenital disorder, where only one side of the vertebral body develops and it is even rarer to find it associated with a longitudinal bar. Prenatal ultrasound diagnostic features along with postnatal radiological correlation at 20 weeks gestation are presented in this report. Also, the relevant background, incidence, and associations are discussed for the clinicians especially obstetricians and radiologists to make them familiar with this condition.

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