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Ultrasound pictures of anencephaly

 

Ultrasound pictures of the first trimester:

coronal section anencephaly 10 weeks
Coronal section through the fetal head of a 10 week fetus with anencephaly. Note the resemblance of the image with "Mickey Mouse".


sagital section anencephaly at 10 weeks
Sagital section of a 10 week embryo showing absence of the cranial vault.

 

Ultrasound pictures of the second trimester:

anencephaly, sagital section 2nd trimester
Sagital section of a second trimester fetus depicting the typical absence of the cranial vault above the orbits, characteristic of anencephaly.

The face of an anencephalic baby.
The face of an anencephalic baby.

 

3D ultrasound pictures

Faith Elizabeth, baby with anencephaly 3D ultrasound at 8 months
3D ultrasound at 8 months of Faith Elizabeth who has anencephaly

 

Last updated January 14, 2011