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Chervenak Frank A. MD; Isaacson, Glenn MD; Mahoney, Maurice J. MD; Tortora, Marge RDMS; Mesologites, Thalia MD; Hobbins, John C. MD
Obstetrics & Gynecology: January 1984
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The present study reviews the entity of holoprosencephaly as it relates to obstetric diagnosis and management. Classification, embryology, and etiology are summarized. Serial sonographic findings in a recent case of holoprosencephaly complicated by hydrocephalus are presented. Criteria for antenatal diagnosis and newborn recognition as well as an approach to management are proposed.

© 1984 The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists