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A 27-year-old female asked:

Dr terminated my preg. bec fetus had high n.t&cystic hygroma, what causes this kind of illness to a fetus?what was the reasons?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Cystic hygroma: is formed due to blockage of lymph drainage, could be due to genetic or environmental factors such as exposure to drugs / alcohol or viruses, what did you mean by "high N & T in your fetus?
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