Case report: in-utero aspiration of sacrococcygeal cyst

Clin Radiol. 1991 Aug;44(2):119-20. doi: 10.1016/s0009-9260(05)80510-0.

Abstract

Pre-natal aspiration, under ultrasound control, was performed on a sacrococcygeal cyst measuring 19 cm in diameter in a 38 week fetus to allow normal vaginal delivery of a live baby girl. This is the first report of such intervention leading to normal delivery.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Cysts / diagnostic imaging
  • Cysts / pathology
  • Cysts / surgery*
  • Delivery, Obstetric
  • Drainage / methods*
  • Female
  • Fetal Diseases / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Pregnancy
  • Sacrococcygeal Region / diagnostic imaging
  • Sacrococcygeal Region / surgery*
  • Ultrasonography, Prenatal*