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Prenatal Cardiology

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Prenatal invasive decompression therapy of an arachnoid cyst in a fetus with normal heart anatomy and no functional anomalies - a case report

Jakub Malinowski
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  • Gynecology & Oncological Gynecology Clinic, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute
  • Department of Prenatal Cardiology, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute
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/ Maciej Słodki
  • Department of Prenatal Cardiology, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute
  • Institute of Health Sciences. The State School of Higher Professional Education in Plock
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Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/09156

Abstract

We present a case of a female fetus with large posterior fossa cyst. After detailed diagnosis in referral center revealing normal heart anatomy and no functional abnormalities in cardiovascular system, a trial decompression of the fluid reservoir was suggested to the parents and successfully performed at the 30th week of pregnancy. Neurosurgical treatment was continued in the neonatal period. At the age of 7 months, the child presented normal physical development, and the cranial image of the CNS showed good recovery of the brain.

Keywords: arachnoid cyst; posterior fossa cyst; echocardiography; invasive decompression therapy of an arachnoid cyst

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About the article

Received: 0015-06-16

Accepted: 2015-09-22

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2015-09-01


Citation Information: Prenatal Cardiology, ISSN (Online) 2353-8201, DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/09156.

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