Maithem I. Sabeh1, Ahmed AR. Ammar2*, Ilham Al-Rubaei3
Twenty years old primigravida lady has visited sonar clinic during the second trimester as a part of routine prenatal care after Shirodkar procedure for cervical weakness. The sonographic study revealed a single active viable fetus, of 15 weeks gestational age, in slight hyperflex position. The placenta was normal and situated posteriorly, with normal amount of amniotic fluid. The fetus had anencephaly associated with heart extrathoracically. Family and maternal history revealed exogamous marriage with uneventful obstetric history. A second sonographic follow-up examination was done at 25 weeks gestational age.
Keywords: Shirodkar procedure; Sonographic; Thoracic ectopia cordis