Badreldeen  Ahmed

Badreldeen Ahmed

Feto maternal medicine Centre, Qatar

Title: A case of massive fetal neck tumor


Professor Badreldeen is the Director of the Feto-Maternal Medicine Centre in Doha and Professor of Obstetrics at Weill Cornell Medical College – Qatar. He previously held the position of Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women’s Hospital, part of Hamad Medical Corporation. Professor Badreldeen was also a consultant obstetrician and gynecologist at Dorset County hospital in Dorchester, UK. His main interests are fetal medicine and high risk pregnancy. Professor Badreldeen is the founding member of the international society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG), a board member of the World Association of Prenatal Medicine, founder and president of the African Association of Perinatal Medicine, founder of the fellowship program in advanced training in obstetrics and gynecology, board member of the Fetus as the Patient Society, founding member of the Academy of Medical Educators and the Regional Director of the Ian Donald School of Medical Ultrasound. Professor Badreldeen has also published over 50 papers in peer-reviewed journals and is the Editor of the ‘Basic book of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology’. He has written many chapters in several books, acts as a reviewer for many international journals.


Patient name: R. M,Age: 24

Parity: Para 4 SNVD. Presentation: At 28 weeks of gestation with a neck mass, no other obvious

Anomaly, no polyhydramnios

The mass in the fetal neck is partially solid partially cystic and minimal vascularity, diagnosis of fetal neck teratom was made with US and supported by Antenatal MRI.

Patient was booked for Ex Uterine Intrapartum Treatment (Exit procedure). This procedure will

Offers the advantage of insuring uteroplacental gas exchange While on Placental support.

This is complicated procedure require sophisticated synchronized team work involving multiple disciplines which include:

Fetal medicine specialist, pediatric surgeon, pediatric ENT and neonatologists.

The case management involves different specialties for a better outcome.