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Prenatal MRI of an esophageal duplication cyst with polyhydramnios and right pleural effusion
Department of Radiology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Hsinchu, Taiwan. Mackay Medicine, Nursing and Management College, Taipei, Taiwan
A 28-year-old woman at 32 weeks of gestation was referred to us for evaluation of a fetal mediastinal cystic mass detected during prenatal ultrasonography. MRI revealed a fluid-filled tubular structure extending from the carina along the presumed course of the fetal esophagus (Fig. A and B, arrows), polyhydramnios, and right pleural effusion (Fig. B, arrowhead). The diagnosis of esophageal duplication cyst was confirmed at the operation carried out after delivery.
How to Cite:
Yu-Peng L, Yi-Lan L, Wen-Ko S. Prenatal MRI of an esophageal duplication cyst with polyhydramnios and right pleural effusion. JBR-BTR. 2011;94(5):298. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.673
13 May 2011.