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Docteur Pascale SONIGO

Docteur Pascale SONIGO

Radiologist, specialist in pediatric and fetal imaging
Former hospital resident specialist in radiology diagnosis and medical imaging
Former chief resident at the pediatric radiology department of Necker children’s hospital in Paris

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Docteur Pascale SONIGO, well-known for her diagnosis expertise, is in charge of the pregnancy ultrasound, called “reference control ultrasound” for high-risk pregnancy or malformation assessment and pediatric ultrasound.
She has a consultation specialized in fetal and neonatal spinal abnormalities. She is a specialist of fetal MRI and fetal scanner as well as pediatric ultrasound for the follow up of prenatal diagnostic. She takes part in numerous university courses (university of Paris V) and national and international congresses.



Prenatal discovery of Joubert syndrome associated with small bowel volvulus
Auregan C; Donciu V; Millischer A-E; Khen-Dunlop N; Sonigo P; Magny J-F;
Arch Pediatr 2016

Clinical, genetic and neuropathological findings in a series of 138 fetuses with a corpus callosum malformation.
Alby C.; Malan V.; Boutaud L.; Maragoni M. A.; Sonigo P.; Encha-Razavi F.; Attie-Bitach T.;
Birth Defects Res. Part A Clin. Mol. Teratol. 2015

Performance of prenatal diagnosis in esophageal atresia.
Spaggiari E, Faure G, Rousseau V, Sonigo P, Millischer-Bellaiche AE, Kermorvant-Duchemin E, Muller F, Czerkiewicz I, Ville Y, Salomon LJ.
Prenat Diagn. 2015 Sep.

Prenatal prediction of pulmonary arterial hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Spaggiari E, Stirnemann JJ, Sonigo P, Khen-Dunlop N, De Saint Blanquat L, Ville Y.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2015 May.

MRI and ultrasound fusion imaging for prenatal diagnosis.
Salomon LJ, Bernard JP, Millischer AE, Sonigo P, Brunelle F, Boddaert N, Ville Y.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug.

Standardized fetal anatomical examination using magnetic resonance imaging: a feasibility study.
Millischer AE, Sonigo P, Ville Y, Brunelle F, Boddaert N, Salomon LJ.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Nov.

Three-dimensional helical computed tomography in prenatal diagnosis of fetal skeletal dysplasia.
Macé G, Sonigo P, Cormier-Daire V, Aubry MC, Martinovic J, Elie C, Gonzales M, Carbonne B, Dumez Y, Le Merrer M, Brunelle F, Benachi A.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2013 Aug.

[Prenatal symptoms and diagnosis of inherited metabolic diseases].
Brassier A, Ottolenghi C, Boddaert N, Sonigo P, Attié-Bitach T, Millischer-Bellaiche AE, Baujat G, Cormier-Daire V, Valayannopoulos V, Seta N, Piraud M, Chadefaux-Vekemans B, Vianey-Saban C, Froissart R, de Lonlay P.
Arch Pediatr. 2012 Sep.

[Fetal MRI: a revolution under way].
Millischer AE, Sonigo P, Salomon LJ.
Gynecol Obstet Fertil. 2012 Jul-Aug.

Hidden mortality of prenatally diagnosed vein of Galen aneurysmal malformation: retrospective study and review of the literature.
Deloison B, Chalouhi GE, Sonigo P, Zerah M, Millischer AE, Dumez Y, Brunelle F, Ville Y, Salomon LJ.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Dec.

The in utero natural history of a cytomegalovirus-related fetal cerebral periventricular halo.
Picone O, Sonigo P, Cordier AG, Vauloup-Fellous C, Benachi A.
Prenat Diagn. 2010 Dec.

Real-time fetal magnetic resonance imaging for the dynamic visualization of the pouch in esophageal atresia.
Salomon LJ, Sonigo P, Ou P, Ville Y, Brunelle F.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Oct.

Prenatal diagnosis of cardiac rhabdomyomas: incidence of associated cerebral lesions of tuberous sclerosis complex.
Saada J, Hadj Rabia S, Fermont L, Le Bidois J, Bernardes LS, Martinovic J, Sonigo P, Dumez Y, Bonnet D, Benachi A.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2009 Aug.

[MRI and fetal multidetector CT in the diagnosis of fetal malformations].
Brunelle F, Sonigo P, Boddaert N, Benachi A, Dumez Y.
Bull Acad Natl Med. 2008 Nov.

Prenatal and postnatal follow-up of a fetal interhemispheric arachnoid cyst with partial corpus callosum agenesis, asymmetric ventriculomegaly and localized polymicrogyria. Case report.
Fuchs F, Moutard ML, Blin G, Sonigo P, Mandelbrot L.
Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008.

Value of prenatal magnetic resonance imaging in the prediction of postnatal outcome in fetuses with diaphragmatic hernia.
Jani J, Cannie M, Sonigo P, Robert Y, Moreno O, Benachi A, Vaast P, Gratacos E, Nicolaides KH, Deprest J.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Nov.

Comparison between ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging in assessment of fetal cytomegalovirus infection.
Picone O, Simon I, Benachi A, Brunelle F, Sonigo P.
Prenat Diagn. 2008 Aug.

Prenatal prognosis in isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Datin-Dorriere V, Rouzies S, Taupin P, Walter-Nicolet E, Benachi A, Sonigo P, Mitanchez D.
Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jan.

Prenatal diagnosis of dumbbell neuroblastoma.
Delahaye S, Doz F, Sonigo P, Saada J, Mitanchez D, Sarnacki S, Benachi A.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2008 Jan.

Fetal magnetic resonance imaging in the antenatal diagnosis and management of hydrocolpos.
Picone O, Laperelle J, Sonigo P, Levaillant JM, Frydman R, Senat MV.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2007 Jul.

Molar tooth sign and superior vermian dysplasia: a radiological, clinical, and genetic study.
Romano S, Boddaert N, Desguerre I, Hubert L, Salomon R, Seidenwurm D, Bahi-Buisson N, Nabbout R, Sonigo P, Lyonnet S, Brunelle F, Munnich A, de Lonlay P.
Neuropediatrics. 2006 Feb.

Contribution of fetal MR imaging in the prenatal diagnosis of Zellweger syndrome.
Mochel F, Grébille AG, Benachi A, Martinovic J, Razavi F, Rabier D, Simon I, Boddaert N, Brunelle F, Sonigo P.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2006 Feb.

Prenatal prognosis of congenital diaphragmatic hernia using magnetic resonance imaging measurement of fetal lung volume.
Gorincour G, Bouvenot J, Mourot MG, Sonigo P, Chaumoitre K, Garel C, Guibaud L, Rypens F, Avni F, Cassart M, Maugey-Laulom B, Bourlière-Najean B, Brunelle F, Durand C, Eurin D; Groupe Radiopédiatrique de Recherche en Imagerie Foetale (GRRIF).
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Dec.

Esophageal atresia diagnosed with three-dimensional ultrasonography.
Yagel S, Sonigo P, Rousseau V, Sarnacki S, Cohen S, Benachi A.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Sep.

Fetal hemangiopericytoma with an associated cerebral anomaly.
Hornoy P, Sonigo P, Fallet-Bianco C, Largiliere P, Teillac D, Gomes H, Uzan M, Brunelle F.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Jul.

Neocortical neuronal arrangement in LIS1 and DCX lissencephaly may be different.
Viot G, Sonigo P, Simon I, Simon-Bouy B, Chadeyron F, Beldjord C, Tantau J, Martinovic J, Esculpavit C, Brunelle F, Munnich A, Vekemans M, Encha-Razavi F.
Am J Med Genet A. 2004 Apr 15.

Fetal lung volume estimated by 3-dimensional ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging in cases with isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Ruano R, Joubin L, Sonigo P, Benachi A, Aubry MC, Thalabard JC, Brunelle F, Dumez Y, Dommergues M.
J Ultrasound Med. 2004 Mar.

Fetal CT.
Brunelle F, Sonigo P, Simon I.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2003 Aug.

Malformative intracranial cysts: diagnosis and outcome.
Pierre-Kahn A, Sonigo P.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2003 Aug.

A primal sketch of the cortex mean curvature: a morphogenesis based approach to study the variability of the folding patterns.
Cachia A, Mangin JF, Rivière D, Kherif F, Boddaert N, Andrade A, Papadopoulos-Orfanos D, Poline JB, Bloch I, Zilbovicius M, Sonigo P, Brunelle F, Régis J.
IEEE Trans Med Imaging. 2003 Jun.

Features of the developing brain.
Encha-Razavi F, Sonigo P.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2003 Aug.

Lumbosacral lipomas: in utero diagnosis and prognosis.
Pierre-Kahn A, Sonigo P.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2003 Aug.

Intellectual prognosis of the Dandy-Walker malformation in children: the importance of vermian lobulation.
Boddaert N, Klein O, Ferguson N, Sonigo P, Parisot D, Hertz-Pannier L, Baraton J, Emond S, Simon I, Chigot V, Schmit P, Pierre-Kahn A, Brunelle F.
Neuroradiology. 2003 May.

Prenatal diagnosis of a large axillary cystic lymphangioma by three-dimensional ultrasonography and magnetic resonance imaging.
Ruano R, Aubry JP, Simon I, Grebille AG, Sonigo P, Dumez Y, Dommergues M.
J Ultrasound Med. 2003 Apr.

Prenatal diagnosis of hypoplasia of the corpus callosum in association with non-ketotic hyperglycinemia.
Paupe A, Bidat L, Sonigo P, Lenclen R, Molho M, Ville Y.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Dec.

Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and cerebellopontine ischemic lesions in sibs: recurrence of prenatal disruptive brain lesions with different patterns of expression?
Mahieu-Caputo D, Salomon LJ, Dommergues M, Aubry MC, Sonigo P, Martinovic Y, Le Merrer M, Dumez Y, Encha-Razavi F.
Fetal Diagn Ther. 2002 May-Jun.

Antenatal diagnosis of spinal lipomas.
Thorne A, Pierre-Kahn A, Sonigo P.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2001 Dec.

Determination of the anatomical location of an antenatal intestinal occlusion by magnetic resonance imaging.
Benachi A, Sonigo P, Jouannic JM, Simon I, Révillon Y, Brunelle F, Dumez Y.
Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 2001 Aug.

Fetal lung volume measurement by magnetic resonance imaging in congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
Mahieu-Caputo D, Sonigo P, Dommergues M, Fournet JC, Thalabard JC, Abarca C, Benachi A, Brunelle F, Dumez Y.
BJOG. 2001 Aug.

[Prenatal semiology of diastematomyelia].
Chat L, Sonigo P, Simon I, Schmit P, Brunelle F.
J Radiol. 2001 Jun.

Prenatal diagnosis and postnatal follow-up of pericallosal lipoma: report of seven new cases.
Ickowitz V, Eurin D, Rypens F, Sonigo P, Simon I, David P, Brunelle F, Avni FE.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2001 Apr.

Fetal lung volume: estimation at MR imaging-initial results.
Rypens F, Metens T, Rocourt N, Sonigo P, Brunelle F, Quere MP, Guibaud L, Maugey-Laulom B, Durand C, Avni FE, Eurin D.
Radiology. 2001 Apr.

The contribution of prenatal diagnosis to the understanding of malformative intracranial cysts: state of the art.
Pierre-Kahn A, Hanlo P, Sonigo P, Parisot D, McConnell RS.
Childs Nerv Syst. 2000 Nov.

Prenatal diagnosis of sporadic Apert syndrome: a sequential diagnostic approach combining three-dimensional computed tomography and molecular biology.
Mahieu-Caputo D, Sonigo P, Amiel J, Simon I, Aubry MC, Lemerrer M, Delezoïde AL, Gigarel N, Dommergues M, Dumez Y.
Fetal Diagn Ther. 2001 Jan-Feb.

Intracranial venous anomalies associated with atretic cephalocoeles.
Brunelle F, Baraton J, Renier D, Teillac D, Simon I, Sonigo P, Hertz-Pannier L, Emond S, Boddaert N, Chigot V, Lellouch-Tubiana A.
Pediatr Radiol. 2000 Nov.

[Contribution of MRI in the evaluation of fetal malformations].
Sonigo P.
J Gynecol Obstet Biol Reprod (Paris). 2000 May.

MR imaging of fetal cerebral anomalies.
Sonigo PC, Rypens FF, Carteret M, Delezoide AL, Brunelle FO.
Pediatr Radiol. 1998 Apr.

Prenatal MR diagnosis of a thick corpus callosum.
Rypens F, Sonigo P, Aubry MC, Delezoide AL, Cessot F, Brunelle F.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 1996 Nov-Dec.

Prenatal MRI diagnosis of fetal cerebral tuberous sclerosis.
Sonigo P, Elmaleh A, Fermont L, Delezoíde AL, Mirlesse V, Brunelle F.
Pediatr Radiol. 1996.

Prenatal diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis. Use of magnetic resonance imaging and its implications for prognosis.
Werner H Jr, Mirlesse V, Jacquemard F, Sonigo P, Delezoide AL, Gonzales M, Brunelle F, Fermont L, Daffos F.
Prenat Diagn. 1994 Dec.

Congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung: prenatal management and prognosis.
Revillon Y, Jan D, Plattner V, Sonigo P, Dommergues M, Mandelbrot L, Dumez Y, Nihoul-Fékété C.
J Pediatr Surg. 1993 Aug.

[Contribution of imaging techniques in acute neonatal renal pathology].
Sonigo P, Perret C, Hubert P, Gagnadoux MF, Lallemand D.
Ann Pediatr (Paris). 1993 Feb.


Prenatal management of congenital cystic adenomatoid malformation of the lung.
Dumez Y, Mandelbrot L, Radunovic N, Révillon Y, Dommergues M, Aubry MC, Aubry JP, Narcy F, Sonigo P.
J Pediatr Surg. 1993 Jan.

Magnetic resonance imaging in antenatal diagnosis of tuberous sclerosis.
Mirlesse V, Wener H, Jacquemard F, Perotez C, Daffos F, Sonigo P, Brunelle F.
Lancet. 1992 Nov 7.

Services rendus

  • Création dans le service de radiopédiatrie de l'Hôpital Necker – Enfants Malades de l'activité de diagnostic prénatal (1989).
  • Mise au point de la technique d'exploration par IRM du cerveau foetal in vivo (5 500 examens réalisés depuis janvier 1992).
  • Création d'une consultation de référence sur les malformations cérébrales et rachidiennes fœtales (échographie, IRM et contenu utérin) (1992).
  • Responsable des IRM prénatals et des scanners et TDM foetaux dans le service de radiologie pédiatrique de Hôpital Necker et des relations avec ces services du secteur d'activité de diagnostic prénatal et des relations avec les services de gynéco-obstétrique, de médecine fœtale, de génétique, de néonatologie, de chirurgie pédiatrique, de fœtopathologie (depuis 1989).
  • Praticien du Centre Pluridisciplinaire de Diagnostic Prénatal de l’Hôpital Necker - Enfants Malades (depuis 1999).
  • Participation aux travaux de l’ANAES :
    - Conduite à tenir lors de la découverte anténatale d’une ventriculomégalie cérébrale, Novembre 2003.
    - Dépistage des infections invasives à Cytomégalovirus chez la femme enceinte, Mars 2004.
  • Enseignement  annuel pour les diplômes Universitaires de médecine fœtale,  et de fœtopathologie et des MOC (malformations osseuses constitutionnelles) Paris V- Necker.
    - Neuroradiologie anté et post-natale , IRM fœtale
    - TDM fœtal et contenu utérin
  • Participation à des FMC, congrès nationaux et internationaux (cours, modération et communications).
  • Création en janvier 2005 du Centre d’Echographie Mère- Enfant
    30 Avenue de Saxe 75007 Paris
    Tél. : 01 42 73 05 19
    Centre dédié à l’échographie gynéco-obstétricale et l'échographie pédiatrique
Docteur Emmanuelle BARRALI-GOSTENNE

Docteur Emmanuelle BARRALI-GOLSTENNE

Radiologist, specialist in pediatric and fetal imaging.

As a radiologist specialized in pediatric and fetal imaging, Dr Emmanuelle BARRALI GOLSTENNE is in charge of pregnancy ultrasound and pediatric ultrasound. Former hospital resident, specialist in radiology diagnosis and medical imaging. Former chief resident at the pediatric radiology department of Necker Children’s hospital Former hospital doctor at the imaging department of the Franco-British Hospital in Levallois-Perret. She has contributed to numerous publications in pediatric radiology and prenatal diagnosis.


Docteur Valéry TAVIÈRE

Docteur Valéry TAVIÈRE

Radiologist, Médical Doctor

Radiologist, former hospital practitioner at the department of pediatric radiology of Necker children’s hospital, Docteur Valéry TAVIERE is, at present, in charge of pediatric radiology at Ambroise Pare Hospital in Boulogne Billancourt.
Former assistant in radiology and pediatric radiology at the “Curie Institute” in Paris & "Gustave Roussy Institute" in Villejuif and in radiology at the “Kinders hospital” at the University hospital of Zurich


Docteur Pascale SONIGO

Dr Pascale SONIGO

Docteur Emmanuelle BARRALI-GOSTENNE

Dr Emmanuelle

Docteur Valéry TAVIÈRE