Prenatal diagnosis of liver calcifications.

  title={Prenatal diagnosis of liver calcifications.},
  author={Moshe Bronshtein and Shraga Blazer},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={86 5},
OBJECTIVE To report our experience with the prenatal diagnosis of hepatic calcification. METHODS Routine ultrasonography was done in 24,600 consecutive pregnancies of 14-26 weeks' gestation. Detailed sonographic studies, amniocenteses, and chromosomal, bacteriologic, virologic, and serologic investigations were performed in each case with calcifications. RESULTS Hepatic calcifications were diagnosed in 14 fetuses--an incidence of one in 1750--at gestational ages of 15-26 weeks. Twelve… CONTINUE READING