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A 18-year-old female asked:

I had a vaginal ultrasound today. in the ultrasound one picture shows a good size lump beside the baby aginsted the wall of the placenta. in all the other pictures there is a small circle beside child?

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Obstetrics and Gynecology 26 years experience
Without the image. .: It's hard to know what you are describing without the image, but it sounds like a placental chorioangioma, which is usually a benign finding. Google that, and look at "images" to see how it compares to what you've got. By the way, the small circle is the yolk sac.
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 60 years experience
Ultrasound vaginal: You have to be a professional to interpret ultrasounds. Ask your doctor about the meaning of the ultrasounds.

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Last updated Feb 11, 2014

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