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Nasal bone in prenatal trisomy 21 screening.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20040129     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
TARGET AUDIENCE: Obstetricians & Gynecologists, Family Physicians.
LEARNING OBJECTIVES: After completion of this article, the reader will be able to relate the prenatal and postnatal nasal phenotypes for Down syndrome, identify the potential role and pitfalls of nasal bone characteristics in screening for Down syndrome, and describe 3 different methods to define fetal nasal bone hypoplasia.
Anthony Shanks; Anthony Odibo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Obstetrical & gynecological survey     Volume:  65     ISSN:  1533-9866     ISO Abbreviation:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Publication Date:  2010 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-30     Completed Date:  2010-03-11     Revised Date:  2013-05-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401007     Medline TA:  Obstet Gynecol Surv     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  46-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Biological Markers
Down Syndrome / ultrasonography*
Nasal Bone / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography
Sensitivity and Specificity
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Biological Markers

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