MR imaging findings in fetal goiter caused by maternal graves disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Antenatal diagnosis of fetal goiter should be appropriately managed to avoid perinatal complications. Here, we present the MR imaging features of a fetal goiter caused by maternal Graves disease. Diffusely enlarged fetal thyroid gland was seen showing homogeneously elevated signal on T1-weighted images and intermediate signal on T2-weighted images. To our knowledge, this is the first MR imaging documentation of fetal goiter.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Karabulut, N; Martin, DR; Yang, M; Boyd, BK

Published Date

  • 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 4

Start / End Page

  • 538 - 540

PubMed ID

  • 12218817

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0363-8715

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/00004728-200207000-00012


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States