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never visited OBSTETRIC ULTRASOUND: THE TURTLE SIGN
Contributed by: Rolando Reyna, Radiologist, Hospital Santo Tomas, Panama.
History:

The turtle sign for  fetus sex determination

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Fig. 1: US depicts a turtle an image that suggest a male fetus
Findings:

 

Discussion:

The sex of the fetus can often, but not always, be determined by about the 18th week of pregnancy. Fetal ultrasound is not done solely to determine the sex of the fetus.

References:

http://www.questdiagnostics.com/kbase/topic/medtest/hw4693/descrip.htm

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Case Number: 3323915Last Updated: 11-26-2005
Anatomy: Genitourinary (GU)   Pathology: Normal/Variants
Modality: USExam Date: Access Level: Readable by all users
Keywords: turtle sign, fetal sex

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