Prenatal diagnosis of achondrogenesis

J Pediatr. 1977 Sep;91(3):464-6. doi: 10.1016/s0022-3476(77)81326-7.


Severe rhizomelic and mesomelic dwarfism was demonstrated in a 20-week gestation fetus by amniography. A systematic progressive approach to prenatal diagnosis in the absence of a definitive diagnosis and the use of contrast radiography is discussed.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Dwarfism / diagnosis*
  • Dwarfism / diagnostic imaging
  • Female
  • Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Humans
  • Hysterosalpingography
  • Limb Deformities, Congenital*
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy Trimester, Second
  • Prenatal Diagnosis*
  • Ultrasonography