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First-trimester diagnosis of nuchal anomalies: significance and fetal outcome.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12796927     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
High-resolution real-time ultrasonography now permits the differentiation between nuchal translucencies and cystic hygromata of the neck in the first trimester. A series of 85 nuchal anomalies are presented that were diagnosed by ultrasonography at 9-14 weeks' gestation; their association with chromosomal defects and fetal outcome are also presented. Chromosomal anomalies were found in 8/29 nuchal translucencies and in 16/56 cystic hygromata of the neck. However, in fetuses with normal karyotype, additional defects were diagnosed in l0/40 fetuses with cystic hygromata and in none with nuchal translucency. These data may be important for the management of these conditions and for counselling the patients toward further pregnancy.
Authors:
Y Ville; C Lalondrelle; S Doumerc; F Daffos; R Frydman; J F Oury; Y Dumez
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  2     ISSN:  0960-7692     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1992 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-10     Completed Date:  2003-10-03     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  314-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 1992 International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Affiliation:
Clinique Universitaire Port-Royal, Hopital Cochin, Paris, France.
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