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Choroid plexus cysts and aneuploidy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9678699     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The association of choroid plexus cysts with fetal aneuploidy, particularly trisomy 18, was first noted in 1986. Through the years there have been numerous reports on this subject, but no consensus has been reached with regard to chromosomal risk. In this review, we attempt to summarise published reports on second trimester choroid plexus cysts, with an emphasis on the strengths and weaknesses of each report. Based on these reports, additional malformations are a significant risk factor for aneuploidy and an indication for determination of fetal karyotype. The management of isolated choroid plexus cysts remains controversial.
D Peleg; J Yankowitz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of medical genetics     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0022-2593     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1998 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-10-01     Completed Date:  1998-10-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985087R     Medline TA:  J Med Genet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  554-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City 52242-1080, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / genetics
Brain Diseases / genetics,  pathology
Choroid Plexus* / abnormalities
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 18
Cysts / genetics*,  pathology
Fetal Diseases / genetics
Maternal Age
Risk Factors

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