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Clinical Problem Solving: Radiology
March 2007

Radiology Quiz Case 2

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Copyright 2007 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.2007

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007;133(3):299. doi:10.1001/archotol.133.3.299

On routine prenatal ultrasound at 18 weeks' gestation, a 30-year-old, gravida 2, para 0, Hispanic woman was noted to have a fetus with abnormally large, echogenic lungs and fetal ascites. Her pregnancy previously had been unremarkable except for diet-controlled gestational diabetes. She was referred to our tertiary care center. Fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) was performed at 23 weeks' gestation with fast imaging techniques, including spin-echo and gradient-recalled images in axial, sagittal, and coronal planes.