Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018, Page: 11-14
Body Stalk Syndrome: Case Follow Up and Literature Review
Joaquín Bustillos, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Cinthia Cruz, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Tatiana Quijano, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Pablo Parra, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Eugenio Calderón, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Verónica Saborío, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Jorge Mora, Faculty of Medicine, University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica
Received: Feb. 1, 2018;       Accepted: Feb. 16, 2018;       Published: Mar. 15, 2018
DOI: 10.11648/j.jgo.20180601.13      View  1715      Downloads  108
Abstract
A case of body stalk anomaly which was diagnosed at 17 weeks of gestation is presented on a second trimester sonography after an abnormal first trimester scan and second opinion review. The fetus displayed multiple anomalies characteristic of body stalk syndrome including abdominal wall defect (omphalocele), kyphoscoliosis, fetal dismorphology and a two vesseled umbilical cord. Body stalk anomaly is a rare congenital anomaly with a series of similar clinical manifestations and poor prognosis.
Keywords
Body Stalk, Body Stalk Syndrome, Body Stalk Anomaly, Abdominal Wall Defect, Multiple Anomalies
To cite this article
Joaquín Bustillos, Cinthia Cruz, Tatiana Quijano, Pablo Parra, Eugenio Calderón, Verónica Saborío, Jorge Mora, Body Stalk Syndrome: Case Follow Up and Literature Review, Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics. Vol. 6, No. 1, 2018, pp. 11-14. doi: 10.11648/j.jgo.20180601.13
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