PMID: 6622407Jul 1, 1983Paper

Cystic hygroma simulating an encephalocele

Prenatal Diagnosis
N C NevinM D O'Hara

Abstract

An ultrasound examination at 17 weeks gestation on a woman with a family history of spina bifida suggested that the fetus had a closed encephalocele. Amniotic fluid alphafetoprotein, rapidly adhering cells and acetylcholinesterase gel electrophoresis were normal. The pregnancy was terminated and the fetus was found to have a large cystic hygroma. It is suggested that in counselling parents of an infant or fetus with a cystic hygroma and with a normal chromosome constitution, ultrasound examination in future pregnancies is advisable, because of the possibility of autosomal recessive inheritance.

References

Mar 19, 1977·Lancet·G R SutherlandJ G Rogers
Dec 1, 1975·Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU·C L MorganJ Phillips
Aug 1, 1980·Teratology·T D Stephens, T H Shepard
Jul 1, 1982·American Journal of Medical Genetics·F S CowchockD C Lesnick

Citations

Dec 1, 1988·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·U GembruchH J Födisch
Jan 1, 1997·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·P DescampsG Body
Aug 1, 1985·European Journal of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Biology·A Rempen, A Feige
Feb 1, 1986·American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology·A S GardenH A Gardner
Sep 1, 1984·Prenatal Diagnosis·J M PearceS Campbell
Sep 1, 1984·Prenatal Diagnosis·B DallapiccolaG Villani
Jun 1, 1986·American Journal of Medical Genetics·N J MartinJ P Masel
Jan 24, 1998·American Journal of Medical Genetics·M S Williams, K D Josephson
Sep 1, 1984·Prenatal Diagnosis·D H RedfordM E Jamieson
May 1, 1985·Prenatal Diagnosis·C MarcheseA Carbonara
Jun 1, 1985·Journal of Clinical Ultrasound : JCU·J M PearceS Campbell

Related Concepts

Trending Feeds

COVID-19

Coronaviruses encompass a large family of viruses that cause the common cold as well as more serious diseases, such as the ongoing outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19; formally known as 2019-nCoV). Coronaviruses can spread from animals to humans; symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath, and breathing difficulties; in more severe cases, infection can lead to death. This feed covers recent research on COVID-19.

STING Receptor Agonists

Stimulator of IFN genes (STING) are a group of transmembrane proteins that are involved in the induction of type I interferon that is important in the innate immune response. The stimulation of STING has been an active area of research in the treatment of cancer and infectious diseases. Here is the latest research on STING receptor agonists.

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Chronic fatigue syndrome is a disease characterized by unexplained disabling fatigue; the pathology of which is incompletely understood. Discover the latest research on chronic fatigue syndrome here.

Spatio-Temporal Regulation of DNA Repair

DNA repair is a complex process regulated by several different classes of enzymes, including ligases, endonucleases, and polymerases. This feed focuses on the spatial and temporal regulation that accompanies DNA damage signaling and repair enzymes and processes.

Glut1 Deficiency

Glut1 deficiency, an autosomal dominant, genetic metabolic disorder associated with a deficiency of GLUT1, the protein that transports glucose across the blood brain barrier, is characterized by mental and motor developmental delays and infantile seizures. Follow the latest research on Glut1 deficiency with this feed.

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathy

Hereditary Sensory Autonomic Neuropathies are a group of inherited neurodegenerative disorders characterized clinically by loss of sensation and autonomic dysfunction. Here is the latest research on these neuropathies.

Separation Anxiety

Separation anxiety is a type of anxiety disorder that involves excessive distress and anxiety with separation. This may include separation from places or people to which they have a strong emotional connection with. It often affects children more than adults. Here is the latest research on separation anxiety.

Neural Activity: Imaging

Imaging of neural activity in vivo has developed rapidly recently with the advancement of fluorescence microscopy, including new applications using miniaturized microscopes (miniscopes). This feed follows the progress in this growing field.

Applications of Molecular Barcoding

The concept of molecular barcoding is that each original DNA or RNA molecule is attached to a unique sequence barcode. Sequence reads having different barcodes represent different original molecules, while sequence reads having the same barcode are results of PCR duplication from one original molecule. Discover the latest research on molecular barcoding here.

Related Papers

American Journal of Medical Genetics
J M GrahamT H Shepard
The New England Journal of Medicine
F A ChervenakM J Mahoney
American Journal of Medical Genetics
J P FrynsH Van den Berghe
© 2021 Meta ULC. All rights reserved