Indian Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology Research

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Surabhi Derkar*

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Ectopia cordis with omphalocele and exencephaly – A case report

Case Report

Author Details : Surabhi Derkar*

Volume : 8, Issue : 1, Year : 2021

Article Page : 127-129

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Ectopia cordis is an extremely rare congenital anomaly where the heart is in extrathoracic location partially or completely.We report a case of a 25-year-old primigravida with uneventful pregnancy, no relevant family or personal history, in which the prenatal fetal ultrasound performed at 19 weeks of gestation revealed an anterior abdominal wall defect with exteriorisation of the heart and exencephaly. The pregnancy was terminated after counselling parents with baby weighing 119 gm. Sonographic findings were confirmed on post-natal examination.

Keywords: Ectopia cordis, Omphalocele, Exencephaly, Pentalogy of Cantrell.

How to cite : Derkar S , Ectopia cordis with omphalocele and exencephaly – A case report. Indian J Obstet Gynecol Res 2021;8(1):127-129

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