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Foetal scan showed cystic hygroma in neck, head and abdomen. awaiting results of cvs. advised to terminate. chances of good outcome before decision.

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Worrisome findings: The location & extent of the cystic hygroma suggest a chromosome defect -xo turner syndrome or other anomaly. I have had patients with large isolated ch do well when they had no other defects although extensive surgery was required to debulk the defect.

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Last updated Aug 29, 2013

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