Normal early pregnancy with physiological gut herniation

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Antenatal scan at 9-10 weeks pregnancy

Patient Data

Gender: Female

Ultrasound of a normal 9 week 5 day old fetus demonstrates the presence of physiological gut herniation

Also note the normal position of the yolk sac at this stage of gestation, as it is pushed aside by the expanding amniotic sac.

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Case information

rID: 13788
Published: 16th May 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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