A 23-year-old female asked:
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can you see the face clearly on a 19 week ultrasound when a baby has iugr ?

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Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
IUGR, does not: obscure features, it just references size of the structures, compared to size expected from due date calculations. If structures are smaller, the due date could be wrong, or the fetus is not growing appropriately.
Answered on Feb 19, 2020

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