Transcerebellar plane and nuchal fold measurement

Case contributed by Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky


Routine 2nd trimester ultrasound

Axial image through the fetal head at the level of the cerebellum demonstrating appropriate plane, head angulation and caliper placement for the measurement of the nuchal fold.

Note also the cerebellar measurement. The size of the cerebellum in mm should approximate the fetal age in weeks.

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Case information

rID: 30215
Published: 25th Jul 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Obstetrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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