Case Reports in Obstetrics and Gynecology / 2019 / Article / Fig 1

Case Report

Prenatal Diagnosis of Umbilical Cord Ulcer: A Report of Two Cases

Figure 1

Case 1. (a) Ultrasonographic findings at 36 weeks of gestation. Heterogeneous high echoic mass-like debris within the fetal stomach (white arrow) and uterus (red arrow). Linear echo findings around the umbilical cord (blue arrow) and chorioamniotic membrane separation (green arrow). (b) Macroscopic findings. Umbilical ulcer with exposed umbilical cord artery (white arrowhead). The amniotic and chorionic membranes were separated on the surface of the placenta (blue arrowhead). (c) Original magnification. Loss of the amniotic membrane, degeneration of the umbilical cord stroma, and exposure of the umbilical cord artery (black arrowhead, hematoxylin and eosin; H&E, ×40).

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