Early second-trimester diagnosis of sirenomelia
Article first published online: 14 DEC 2005
Copyright © 1995 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Volume 15, Issue 2, pages 171–177, February 1995
How to Cite
Van Zalen-Sprock, M. M., Van Vugt, J. M. G., Van Der Harten, J. J. and Van Geijn, H. P. (1995), Early second-trimester diagnosis of sirenomelia. Prenat. Diagn., 15: 171–177. doi: 10.1002/pd.1970150211
- Issue published online: 14 DEC 2005
- Article first published online: 14 DEC 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 3 NOV 1994
- Manuscript Revised: OCT 1994
- Manuscript Received: 17 MAY 1994
- Transvaginal sonography;
- prenatal diagnosis;
- mermaid fetus;
- bilateral renal agenesis
Two cases of sirenomelia are described, detected in the 14th and 16th weeks of gestation by transvaginal ultrasonography. A hypothesis for the aetiology of sirenomelia and its associated anomalies is discussed.