Journal article

Sonographic indicators of isolated fetal sagittal craniosynostosis during pregnancy.

Sarah Constantine, Andreas Kiermeier, Peter Anderson

Journal of Medical Imaging and Radiation Oncology | Published : 2020

Abstract

INTRODUCTION: The antenatal diagnosis of sagittal craniosynostosis can be challenging, but there are several published papers describing a traumatic outcome to both the affected fetus and the mother during delivery of a scaphocephalic child. The antenatal imaging from affected children was collected along with the mother's obstetric history. The aim of this study was to identify antenatal ultrasound features that may assist the diagnosis of sagittal synostosis before birth, to enable appropriate delivery planning and avoid both maternal and fetal trauma during birth. METHODS: Antenatal ultrasound scans in both the second and third trimesters were traced for 36 children with sagittal synostos..

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