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Any Presence Choroid Plexus Cyst Autism
Is there any correlation between the presence of a choroid plexus cyst at mid-pregnancy and autism?
Probably not: Choroid plexus cysts are identified with ultrasounds and reflect a disruption in in the formation of the organ that makes spinal fluid. There is a general observation that children with autism have an increased risk of all sorts of fetal abnormalities and birth complications, but the findings to date suggest that this is a correlation, not a cause of autism. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Choroid plexus cyst: From wikipedia: "choroid_plexus_cyst" (cpcs) are cysts that occur within choroid plexus of the brain. The brain contains pockets or spaces called ventricles with a spongy layer of cells and blood vessels called the choroid plexus...Cpcs can form within this structure and come from fluid trapped within this spongy layer of cells...It is believed that many adults have one or more tiny cpcs.". ...Read more
Usually normal: This is a common finding during the second trimester, and they usually disappear by the third trimester. They develop from increased spinal fluid in a fold during development. If they are associated with other abnormalities, however, it could be a hint to a genetic issue. So, getting a full anatomy survey by ultrasound and talking with a specialist (such as Maternal Fetal Medicine) is recommended ...Read more
How likely is a small stomach on a 20 week us an issue in the absence of other abnormalities? There is a choroid plexus cyst. Amniotic levels wnl.
More details: This is a very specific question that would need to be answered only after reviewing the report and understanding your clinical scenario. It would be best to schedule a follow up with your obgyn and go through the details. ...Read more
Aged 32, 20 week preg, found fetal choroid plexus cyst during ultsound, doc recommended materni21 plus test, awaiting result, scared as hell.Y the cyst?
Probably normal!: Up to 0.3-3.6% of all fetuses will have choroid plexus cysts noted during screening prenatal sonography. Most of the time this is an incidentaloma of no clinical significance (normal babies have this all the time). Occasionally it is associated with fetal trisomy 18 or edwards' syndrome - a severe/lethal fetal anomaly - however additional problems are typically seen in such cases. Maternit21 ok! ...Read more
Um 28 week pregnant. Feeling sharp pain in left side abdomen while walking. Is it due to choroid plexus cyst or normal?
You misunderstand: You apparently misunderstand what choroid plexus cysts are. They are cysts in the blood vessels in the ventricles of the baby's brain. They are usually incidental findings that don't cause any proble. They would not cause you pain. The pain you are describing sound like round ligament pain, which is common. If you are concerned, talk to your ON. ...Read more
Autism is a brain development disorder. It shows up in the first 3 years of life and affects communication and social interaction. Check out these 2 websites--autism society of america and autism speaks . Both are good informative websites . I have many autistic patients who do well. Be informed and seek an evaluation ...Read more
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