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choroid plexus cysts fetal brain

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Usually normal: Most babies with choroid plexus cysts in the brain are normal, and almost all cysts go away by the end of the second trimester. But cysts can also be ... Read More

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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Casey Younkin
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually benign.: The choroid plexus is a normal structure in the fetal brain, that makes the cerebrospinal fluid. Cysts can appear and disappear within the choroid an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
I am not aware of...: Any association between burns and brain lesions.
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not linked : The presence of a choroid plexus cyst in a mom who is genetically normal is not at increased risk of having a baby with a genetic disorder.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not usually: A choroid plexus cyst is often a finding that resolves on it's own and doesn't come back. As long as your follow up scan was normal, you don't need to ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Razmara
11 years experience Neurology
Normal variation: Fetal origin posterior cerebral artery is a normal finding you were born with and choroid plexus comments is also normal. I presume the MRI was otherw ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Smith
53 years experience Neurosurgery
Sounds likely: Diseases involving other organs occur such as polycystic kidney or polycystic ovaries occur. The central nervous system is not immune from such malfor ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Sounds like it: Most of these are benign but many, especially mucinous cystadenomas, may harbor cancer. If you are offered surgery, please accept it.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jefferson Chen
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Hard to say: If the interpretation on the MRI by the radiologist is that it is a cyst, then it is likely benign. It also depends if there is any area of enhancemen ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Mastoid inflammation: when you have mastoid fluid this can be acute or chronic. If it is chronic - it is often from prior mastoid infection. If it is acute you will have ... Read More
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A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure: A posterior pelvic complex cystic mass in a 65-year-old woman can have many potential causes. This needs to be checked out to find the actual cause an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
Not much: If that is the only abnormality not much, ventricles can be slightly different in size and be normal.
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gynecologist: A gynecologist is best qualified to answer your questions. Nonvisualization of the left ovary could be caused by overlying structures obscuring it. Th ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: CF has nothing to do with brain development.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
38 years experience Neurosurgery
Neural tube defect: If AFP is normal there is likely not a neural defect, but the test is not 100% positive.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bikash Bose
44 years experience Neurosurgery
Meningioma: These are benign brain tumors and are not hereditary.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
No: Spinal cord injury affects portions of the body b elow the site of the injury. The brain is not affected, but these injuries are frequently very dis ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lyndon Taylor
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Hemorrhagic Cyst: Since you are trying to get pregnant, do a quantitative BHCG pregnancy test to rule out a early intrauterine pregnancy or a ectopic pregnancy. If thi ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Olav Jaren
18 years experience Neurology
Chiari malformation: Most chiari malformations are congenital, benign, and they are not associated with temporal lobe cysts.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Hebert
28 years experience Pathology
Parotid mass: Your doctor will probably want an FNA, fine needle aspiration to obtain cells that can be examined by a pathologist. Probably will be benign but your ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
46 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Trisomy 18: The presence of choroid plexus cysts and other anomalies can be caused by the presence of trisomy 18 in the fetus. A solitary choroid plexus cyst is n ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Veena Govila
59 years experience Internal Medicine
Small vessel disease: Mri in a 84 years old lady showing infarcts and small vessel disease means she is having ministrokes. That is very common in that age group. If she ha ... Read More
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