Sonographic markers of exencephaly below 10 weeks' gestation.

@article{Machado2005SonographicMO,
  title={Sonographic markers of exencephaly below 10 weeks' gestation.},
  author={Rita de C{\'a}ssia Alam Machado and Maria de Loudes Brizot and M{\'a}rio H B Carvalho and Adriana Lippi Waissman and Victor Bunduki and Marcelo Zugaib},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  year={2005},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={31-3}
}
We report two cases of exencephaly diagnosed by transvaginal ultrasonography at 8 weeks 4 days and at 9 weeks 3 days of gestation. Both cases presented an irregular cephalic pole, and, in the case seen at 8 weeks 4 days, brain vesicles were also absent, whereas in the case seen at 9 weeks 3 days, the midline echo was indistinguishable with disorganized… CONTINUE READING