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Doctor insights on: Brain Cysts Fetus

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My fetus has choroid cyst on brain, doctor says not worry but how?

My fetus has choroid cyst on brain, doctor says not worry but how?

Usually normal: Most babies with choroid plexus cysts in the brain are normal, and almost all cysts go away by the end of the second trimester. But cysts can also be a marker for a problem called trisomy 18, which means an extra chromosome 18 in every cell of a baby's body. A maternal fetal medicine doctor can do an ultrasound and look for any other sign of trisomy 18.

Cyst (Definition)

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


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Right. Can a term fetus die of cystic fibrosis?

Right. Can a term fetus die of cystic fibrosis?

Yes: Although rare, infant deaths from CF do occur every year, either from bowel impact ion leading to perforation and sepsis or overwhelming respiratory infection.

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How serious are bilateral choroid plexus cysts in fetus?

Usually normal: Most babies with choroid plexus cysts in the brain are normal, and almost all cysts go away by the end of the second trimester. But cysts can also be a marker for a problem called trisomy 18, which means an extra chromosome 18 in every cell of a baby's body. A maternal fetal medicine doctor can do an ultrasound and look for any other sign of trisomy 18.

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What percentage of female va male fetuses get cystic fibrosis?

What percentage of female va male fetuses get cystic fibrosis?

50/50: It is about 50/50; there is no real difference in the incidence of cystic fibrosis between males and females.

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Can you tell me is fluid around the fetus brain at 28 weeks dangerous?

Can you tell me is fluid around the fetus brain at 28 weeks dangerous?

Brain: At 28 weeks it is early to say if this fluid is a concern, if the fluid continues to increase during the pregnancy then that is more of a concern and will need evaluation by a pediatric neurosurgeon.

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Can you find out if your fetus has cystic kidney disorder by ultrasound?

Can you find out if your fetus has cystic kidney disorder by ultrasound?

Absolutely!: A center competent in prenatal sonography should detect ~90% of renal cystic lesions.

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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?

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?

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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List of brain abnormalities in fetus?

List of brain abnormalities in fetus?

Long and serious.: Hydrocephaly, ventriculomegaly, mega-cisterna magna, dandy-walker malformation, inferior vermian hypoplasia, hydranencephaly, schizencephaly, porencephaly, polymicrogyria, neuronal migration anomalies, tubers, vein of galen aneurysm, encephalocele, septo-optic dysplasia, agenesis of the corpus callosum, absence of cavum septum pellucidum, lissencephaly and arnold-chiari malformation.

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At which week does the fetus' brain start developing?

At which week does the fetus' brain start developing?

RIGHT AWAY: The fifth week of pregnancy, or the third week after conception, marks the beginning of the embryonic period. This is when the baby's brain, spinal cord, heart and other organs begin to form.

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How big is a fetus's brain at each stage of development?

How big is a fetus's brain at each stage of development?

Fetal brain: Growth is similar in all mammals up to a point. I direct you to have a look at any text book of embryology (a picture is worth a thousand words-I'm limited to 400 characters here)

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Can there be other abnormalities in a fetus with choroid plexus cyst?

Downs Syndrome: It is very rare for a choroid plexus cyst to be associated with more significant abnormalities. Here is link with more information: http://mydoctor. Kaiserpermanente. Org/ncal/images/gen_us%20cpc%20handout_tcm63-15061.Pdf.

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What should be the size of left ventricle and brain of 21 week fetus?

What should be the size of left ventricle and brain of 21 week fetus?

Please clarify: This is a little different of a question. Can you clarify whether you are referring to the left ventricle of the heart and the entire size of the brain (as in volume, weight, or some other measure?). Or are you asking about the size of the left ventricle of the brain? And why only the left ventricle and not the right?

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Had fetus with cystic hygroma, but normal karyotype, it was aborted, but I've cmv igm0.92 cmv igg378, was it related to the fetus condiditon?? what 2do?

Had fetus with cystic hygroma, but normal karyotype, it was aborted, but I've cmv igm0.92 cmv igg378, was it related to the fetus condiditon?? what 2do?

Primary CMV infectn: You only test positive for CMV IgM when you have had a recent primary infection. You then have livelong immunity provided by CMV IgG. The timeframe needs to be checked by someone with expertise, but evidence of positive IgM means that you had a primary infection in pregnancy, which may have devastating effects on the fetus. You will not be at risk in future pregnancies because of immunity.

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What can be done for a fetus with cyst on spine?

What can be done for a fetus with cyst on spine?

Cyst or defect?: The differential diagnosis for fetal spinal cyst: spina bifia/myelomeningocele (fetal intervention available since moms trial), spinal cord cyst (rare - postnatal excision), sacrococcygeal teratoma (fetal and/or neonatal surgery required), cystic hygroma (marker of chromosomal anomalies that cannot be treated). Seek expert care - e.g. : http://women. Texaschildrens. Org/fetalcenter/.

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Can choroid plexus cyst in fetus come back?

Can choroid plexus cyst in fetus come back?

Not usually: A choroid plexus cyst is often a finding that resolves on it's own and doesn't come back. As long as your follow up scan was normal, you don't need to keep checking. Good luck!

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Can the fetus of a clinically brain-dead woman be brought to term?

Can the fetus of a clinically brain-dead woman be brought to term?

This has been done.: However, there are many variables that come into play in this situation.