Cystic Abnormalities of the Fetal Thorax: Sonographic Evaluation

Jonathan D. Weiss, Harris L. Cohen, Jack O. Haller, Richard G. Mayer

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The antenatal diagnoses of three cystic fetal thoracic abnormalities are described. The ultrasound findings led to early postnatal surgical attention and prompt therapeutic intervention. This report will discuss the differential diagnoses of cystic lesions of the fetal chest and stress the importance of antenatal identification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)172-176
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Diagnostic Medical Sonography
Issue number4
StatePublished - 1987
Externally publishedYes


  • bronchogenic cyst (antenatal diagnosis)
  • chest (fetus)
  • ultrasound

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology


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