Early onset Mirror Syndrome associated with foetal sacrococcigeal teratoma: a rare entity

Giuseppe Lo Dico, Gloria Calagna, Antonino Perino, Emiliano Maresi, Renato Venezia, Emanuela Orlandi, Gaspare Cucinella, Gloria Calagna, Alimondi, Rinoldo, Antonino Perino, Tiberio, Lo Dico, Maresi, Gaspare Cucinella, Renato Venezia, Orlandi, Calogero Rinoldo, Francesca Tiberio, Pietro Alimondi

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In the mirror syndrome, maternal symptomsmime foetal and placental oedema. The pathogenesisis unknown. The most common etiologic associationsare rhesus isoimmunization, twin-twintransfusion syndrome and viral infections. Few reportsare associated to foetal tumors and particularlyto sacroccoccigeal teratoma (SCT). Based on severalpublished series, foetal SCT with placentomegalyand hydrops is almost universally fatal;foetal surgery is not typically offered for hydropicfoetuses beyond 26 weeks of gestational age. Deliveryof the foetus is the choise treatment when mirrorsyndrome is present with supporting the pregnancyuntil delivery is necessary for maternal indicationsor the foetus is 30 weeks old. The managementof a patient with large foetal sacrococcygealteratoma, hydrops foetalis and early onset mirrorsyndrome is presented.
Lingua originaleEnglish
Numero di pagine7
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2013

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