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Prenatal Diagnosis of Laryngeal Atresia


Watson, William J.; Thorp, John M., Jr.; Miller, Richard C.; Chescheir, Nancy C.; Katz, Vern L.; & Seeds, John W. (1990). Prenatal Diagnosis of Laryngeal Atresia. American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, 163(5 Pt. 1), 1456-1457.


In a patient in whom preeclampsia developed at 23 weeks' gestation, ultrasonographic examination of the fetus showed enlarged edematous lungs, a compressed fetal heart, severe ascites, fetal hydrops, and placental edema. Autopsy of the hydropic stillborn infant showed laryngeal atresia. The ultrasonographic appearance of this rare malformation is presented.


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American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology


Watson, William J.
Thorp, John M., Jr.
Miller, Richard C.
Chescheir, Nancy C.
Katz, Vern L.
Seeds, John W.