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Who can measure my baby's nasal bone?

Who can measure my baby's nasal bone?

Huh?: Measure what and for what? Are you talking about length, width or exactly what? ...Read more

Bone (Definition)

Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more


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What do I do to fix a crooked nasal bone injury?

What do I do to fix a crooked nasal bone injury?

Nasal bone injury: Generally this requires surgery. You should see an ENT or pladtic surgeon for the repair. ...Read more

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Why is surgery necessary to heal a broken nasal bone?

Why is surgery necessary to heal a broken nasal bone?

To align the bone: When the nasal bone break could move either side, which make one opining bigger or smaller. ...Read more

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What can a small nasal bone in 22 week scan mean apart from Down syndrome ?

What can a small nasal bone in 22 week scan mean apart from Down syndrome ?

Talk with the Ob-Gyn: Depending upon ethnic group and other factors, some babies will not show bone formation in the nasal bridge by 22 weeks. It is believed that having a nonossified nasal bone between 15 and 22 weeks increases the Down syndrome risk, especially in women with high risk factors. But, it is statistics (look at all data), so some normal babies and some with other syndromes can have the same finding. ...Read more

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What is the normal size of nasal bone in fetus at 12 weeks? Cant get an answer from anywhere

Your Purpose: Every question should have some purpose behind , could you please let me know how would it help you? Other wise in 12 wks old fetus probably few m.M researchers have more things to do then measuring nose in fetus. Good luck. ...Read more

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At my us at 13w5days, the NT measured 1.42mm + nasal bone good. But they said moderate ds risk due to 4.7 hCG reading. Is this common?

At my us at 13w5days, the NT measured 1.42mm + nasal bone good. But they said moderate ds risk due to 4.7 hCG reading. Is this common?

No.: The human Chorionic Gonadotropin hormone, "hcg" level, starts low and increases as a healthy fetus grows. It is used as a measure of a fetus' appropriate growth and viability. If your HCG level is truly very low that usually suggests the fetus is not viable. (healthy and normal). ...Read more

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Nasal (Definition)

NaSal is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more