Fetal tracheolaryngeal airway obstruction: Prenatal evaluation by sonography and MRI

Jesse Courtier, Liina Poder, Zhen J. Wang, Antonio C. Westphalen, Benjamin M. Yeh, Fergus V. Coakley

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Abstract

We reviewed the sonographic and MRI findings of tracheolaryngeal obstruction in the fetus. Conditions that can cause tracheolaryngeal obstruction include extrinsic causes such as lymphatic malformation, cervical teratoma and vascular rings and intrinsic causes such as congenital high airway obstruction syndrome (CHAOS). Accurate distinction of these conditions by sonography or MRI can help facilitate parental counseling and management, including the decision to utilize the ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1800-1805
Number of pages6
JournalPediatric Radiology
Volume40
Issue number11
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2010

Keywords

  • Airway obstruction
  • Fetal tracheolaryngeal
  • MRI
  • Sonography

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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