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Fetal central nervous system ultrasound


Key sources

The following summarized guidelines for the evaluation of fetal central nervous system ultrasound are prepared by our editorial team based on guidelines from the World Association of Perinatal Medicine (WAPM 2021)....
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Diagnostic investigations

Skull ossification: as per WAPM 2021 guidelines, Assess the normal shape of the fetal head/skull and the cranial bone ossification at the anatomy scan by axial scans (trans-thalamic or trans-ventricular planes).
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  • Cerebral hemispheres

  • Lateral ventricles (occipital horns)

  • Lateral ventricles (frontal horns)

  • Cavum septi pellucidi

  • Corpus callosum

  • Thalami

  • Insula

  • Cerebellum

  • Cisterna magna

  • Spine