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Monday, December 8, 2014
Along with the finding above, the ultrasound of the fetus shows a massive midline thoracoabdominal wall defect. There is a large wide-based amnioperitoneal sac inserting onto the placental chorionic plate; there's no umbilical cord. There is severe scoliosis, malrotation of the limbs, and club feet. The maternal AFP is markedly elevated.
Challenge: Unfortunately, this disease is lethal; what is it?
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