Type III congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation associated with elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein.

R. J. Johnston, John P McGahan, F. W. Hanson, Karen K Lindfors

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Abstract

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation Type III with fetal ascites was diagnosed in a 19-week fetus after finding an abnormally elevated maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein value during routine screening. This discovery led to early elective termination of pregnancy. Sonographic evaluation of the fetal thorax is recommended in all cases referred for ultrasound because of unexplained elevation of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)222-224
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association
Volume8
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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