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The association of increased fetal nuchal translucency and spinal muscular atrophy type I.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10416980     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a fetus with spinal muscular atrophy type I, who presented with an increased nuchal translucency at 13 weeks' gestation. A review of the literature reveals additional cases of spinal muscular atrophy type I associated with increased nuchal translucency and suggests increased nuchal translucency may be an early finding in this disorder.
R J Stiller; D Lieberson; R Herzlinger; D Siddiqui; S A Laifer; J C Whetham
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prenatal diagnosis     Volume:  19     ISSN:  0197-3851     ISO Abbreviation:  Prenat. Diagn.     Publication Date:  1999 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-12-02     Completed Date:  1999-12-02     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106540     Medline TA:  Prenat Diagn     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  587-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Bridgeport Hospital, CT 06610, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Fatal Outcome
Infant, Newborn
Neck / ultrasonography*
Spinal Muscular Atrophies of Childhood / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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