Clinical evaluation of isolated nonvisualized fetal gallbladder.

  title={Clinical evaluation of isolated nonvisualized fetal gallbladder.},
  author={Yifat Ochshorn and Guy Rosner and Dalit Barel and Moshe Bronshtein and Françoise Muller and Yuval Yaron},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  volume={27 8},
OBJECTIVE Isolated nonvisualized fetal gallbladder (INVFGB) is relatively rare. In most cases, the gallbladder will eventually be detected. In some cases however, INVFGB may be associated with serious abnormalities, cystic fibrosis (CF), aneuploidy, and agenesis of the gall bladder. We describe a clinical evaluation of prenatally diagnosed INVFGB. METHODS Cases of nonvisualized gallbladder were first evaluated by serial scans. Cases with no additional malformations were designated as INVFGB… CONTINUE READING