Fetal Maternal Medical Center Artemisia

Rome, Italy

Fetal Maternal Medical Center Artemisia

Rome, Italy

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PubMed | Fetal Maternal Medical Center Artemisia
Type: Journal Article | Journal: Journal of prenatal medicine | Year: 2012

Sirenomelia (Mermaid syndrome) is a rare anomaly of caudal region of the body, presented with fusion of the lower limbs. Genito-urinary, gastro-intestinal, neural tube and vertebral anomalies are found in most cases.We present a case of sirenomelia diagnosed in the first tri-mester, associated with dextrocardia, and omphaloceleFirst trimester diagnosis of sirenomielia is possible and early diagnosis gives the parents the option of early pregnancy termination.

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