Image IQ: The Fetal Face and Brain
What’s your diagnosis based on these images of the fetal face and brain?
Images courtesy of Rami Barakat, MD
This fetus shows multiple facial anomalies, including arhinia (absence of the nose) and cyclopia (a single eye). In addition, the fetal brain shows a monoventricle with fused thalami. These findings suggest alobar holoprosencephaly.