Diminution in size of a fetal intrathoracic mass: caution against aggressive in utero management.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Space-occupying lesions within the fetal thorax are associated with poor perinatal outcome. Therefore some investigators have suggested in utero treatment. We describe a case of a fetus with a large intrathoracic mass that was noted to decrease markedly in size as gestation advanced. This case cautions against aggressive antenatal treatment.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kuller, JA; Laifer, SA; Tagge, EP; Nakayama, DK; Hill, LM

Published Date

  • July 1992

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 9 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 223 - 224

PubMed ID

  • 1627207

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0735-1631

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1055/s-2007-994775


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States