ARRS Case of the Week

ULTRASOUND: Obstetrics

Case Author: Manjiri Dighe, MD, University of Washington Medical Center


30-year-old pregnant woman undergoing routine anatomic scan.

Imaging Findings

Sagittal B-mode ultrasound image of the placenta (A) shows a hypoechoic mass close to the fetal surface of the placenta (arrow). Sagittal color Doppler ultrasound image of the placenta (B) shows internal vascularity in the mass, which is located close to the cord origin (arrow).



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