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A Prenatal Diagnosis of

By Audrey Mendenhall


Dacryocystocele or lacrimal duct cyst is a benign mass resulting from a congenital obstruction of the lacrimal system. These cystic masses can be detected sonographically after 30 weeks men-strual age. This case study presents ultrasound diagnosis of the dacryocystocele at 33.5 weeks menstrual age after multiple previous sonograms, demonstrating normal fetal facial anatomy. Key words: dacryocystocele, lacrimal duct cyst, periorbital dermoid, periorbital hemangioma, encephalocele Case Presentation A primigravida exposed to fifths disease at 6 weeks menstrual age with positive parvo titers (PB19) was referred for a 19-week obstetrica

Year: 2016
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