Hospital Geeneral de la S.S.A. Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico. I.M.D.I. Aacapulco,Mexico. Facultad de Medicina, Divison de Posgrado de la Universidad Autonoma de Guerrero, Mexico.
A 17-year-old cocaine addicted woman (G1P0) presented at 14th week of pregnancy for a routine ultrasound investigation. A large ventral wall defect with ectopia cordis and eventrated abdominal content was found. The findings were consistent with the pentalogy of Cantrell. Micrognathia and nuchal edema were also present.
Images 1, 2: 14th week of pregnancy. Sagittal scans of the fetus with a large abdominal wall defect and ectopia cordis.