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  West African Journal of Radiology
 

Figure 12: (a-d) Prenatal ultrasound scan of a 17-week fetus with bladder exstrophy: sagittal view of the fetus shows a wide anterior abdominal wall defect (block arrows) below the umbilical cord insertion (blue-colored vessel). A large cystic mass (star) is seen protruding through the defect consistent with a distended urinary bladder (megacystis), and this is seen to continue as a blind-ending smaller tubular structure in the lower abdomen in keeping with the urethra (curved arrows). No other pelvic cystic structure that suggests a normally placed urinary bladder was seen. The amniotic fluid was adequate (up-down arrow)

Figure 12: (a-d) Prenatal ultrasound scan of a 17-week fetus with bladder exstrophy: sagittal view of the fetus shows a wide anterior abdominal wall defect (block arrows) below the umbilical cord insertion (blue-colored vessel). A large cystic mass (star) is seen protruding through the defect consistent with a distended urinary bladder (megacystis), and this is seen to continue as a blind-ending smaller tubular structure in the lower abdomen in keeping with the urethra (curved arrows). No other pelvic cystic structure that suggests a normally placed urinary bladder was seen. The amniotic fluid was adequate (up-down arrow)