Pentalogy of Cantrell, 12 weeks

Miguel Octavio Sosa-Palaviccini, MD

Dpto. de Ginecologia y Obstetricia, Hospital Universitario Dr Antonio M Pineda, Final Av Vargas. Barquisimeto. Venezuela

This is a Pentalogy of Cantrell (see also Pentalogy of Cantrell) at 12 weeks.

M-mode of ectopic heart with heart rate 178 bpm.

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Doppler shows the thoracic ectopia cordis and  the omphalocele.

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Possible asymmetry of the choroid plexuses.

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Lateral view of the fetus demonstrating the ectopia cordis (middle of the image) and the omphalocele (extreme right).

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After fixation. Note the ectopia cordis (red arrow), the omphalocele (cyan arrow) and the radial ray aplasia (yellow arrow. and magnified view).

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