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PONS PORRATA, Laura María et al. Fetal cardiac fibroelastosis. MEDISAN [online]. 2011, vol.15, n.9, pp.1-6. ISSN 1029-3019.

The case report of a 30 year-old pregnant woman (second trimester) is detailed, who lives in Siboney neighborhood and attended the fetal ultrasonography department from "Dr. Juan Bruno Zayas Alfonso" Teaching General Hospital of Santiago de Cuba, where she was diagnosed with fetal cardiac fibroelastosis at the 23 weeks and renal malformation. She was referred to the Cardiology Center of this city and to the provincial genetic department, and when congenital fetal myocardiopathy was confirmed the couple decided to terminate the pregnancy. The autopsy revealed endocardial fibroelastosis, moderate aortic stenosis, mild hypoplasia of the ascending aorta and bilateral renal dysplasia.

Keywords : pregnant woman; fetal cardiac fibroelastosis; renal malformation; congenital myocardiopathy; termination of pregnancy.

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