Agnathia-otocephaly : prenatal diagnosis by two-and three-dimensional ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging

@inproceedings{Hisaba2014AgnathiaotocephalyP,
  title={Agnathia-otocephaly : prenatal diagnosis by two-and three-dimensional ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging},
  author={Wagner Jou Hisaba and H{\'e}rbene Jos{\'e} Figuinha Milani and Edward Ara{\'u}jo J{\'u}nior and Jurandir Piassi and Passos and Enoch Quinder{\'e} de S{\'a} Barreto and Nat{\'a}lia da Silva Carvalho and Talita Micheletti Helfer and D{\'a}vid and Batista Silva Pares and Luciano Marcondes Machado Nardozza and Ant{\^o}nio Fernandes Moron},
  year={2014}
}
A case of prenatally diagnosed otocephaly is reported. Otocephaly is an extremely rare malformation characterized by absence or hypoplasia of the mandible and abnormal horizontal position of the ears. 2D ultrasound performed at 25 weeks of gestation revealed agnathia, proboscis and hypotelorism. 3D ultrasound (rendering mode) and magnetic resonance imaging were used to evaluate the facial features, and were essential for characterization of facial malformations in otocephaly and for the… CONTINUE READING