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Central nervous system anomalies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11816489     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetal central nervous system abnormalities encompass a variety of lesions. Most of the anomalies are seen in association with an increased incidence of fetal aneuploidy and an increase in other anomalies both within and outside of the central nervous system. These associated findings and the underlying lesion all have a role in the eventual prognosis for the ongoing pregnancy. The antenatal diagnosis of a central nervous system abnormality should prompt a careful search for other defects, and consideration should be given for genetic evaluation and testing.
Authors:
R A Bronsteen; C H Comstock
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in perinatology     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0095-5108     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Perinatol     Publication Date:  2000 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-12-05     Completed Date:  2002-02-07     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7501306     Medline TA:  Clin Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  791-812, vii     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Fetal Imaging, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Humans
Nervous System Malformations / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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