An acardiac human fetus

Authors

  • H. Yoshihara,

    1. Department of Anatomy, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48202
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  • H. Maisel

    1. Department of Anatomy, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, Michigan 48202
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    • Supported by a grant from the Birth Defects Center, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Wayne State University School of Medicine.


Abstract

A case of an acardiac human fetus is reported. The unique feature found in this specimen was the remarkably advanced development of the fetus as a whole, but especially of its head and brain.

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