Fetal gastrointestinal abnormalities.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A wide range of abnormalities of the fetal gastrointestinal tract is currently detectable by antenatal sonography, but the sonographic appearance of normal fetal bowel is variable, with considerable overlap between normal and abnormal patterns. In examining the major gastrointestinal disorders that may be recognized by in utero sonography, this article emphasizes potential pitfalls due to confusion with normal anatomic variants and pathologic processes arising elsewhere in the fetus.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Hertzberg, BS; Bowie, JD

Published Date

  • January 1990

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 28 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 101 - 114

PubMed ID

  • 2136953

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0033-8389


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States