Enlarged cisterna magna in trisomy 18: Prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis

Amy S. Thurmond, David W. Nelson, Richard I. Lowensohn, William P. Young, Lowell Davis

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Ultrasonographic visualization of an enlarged cisterna magna was the initial clue that led to the prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18 in five patients. Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18, a lethal defect, is important for proper patients counseling and management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)83-85
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican journal of obstetrics and gynecology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jul 1989


  • Ultrasonography
  • cerebellum
  • cisterna magna
  • trisomy 18

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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