oa South African Medical Journal - Elevated alpha-fetoprotein levels in the 45,X (Turner syndrome) fetus with cystic hygroma - case reports

Volume 62, Issue 17
  • ISSN : 0256-9574
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5135



A 45,X fetus with cystic hygroma, associated with an elevated amniotic a-fetoprotein (AFP) level (> 80 ug/ml), is descriptionbed, as are macroscopic and microscopic characteristics of this fetus and two other female fetuses with cystic hygroma.

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