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What can a cerebellum measure 1.5 weeks behind on an anatomy scan indicate?

What can a cerebellum measure 1.5 weeks behind on an anatomy scan indicate?

Please clarify: The cerebellum isn't measured on a time scale, but rather by size. The type of scan is also important to mention--MRI, CT, X-Ray. Please get these important details, and restate your question. Thanks! ...Read more

Cerebellum (Definition)

An area in the back of the brain that helps coordinate movement, speech, and eye movements. It has connections to the frontal lobes also and may play a role in helping you ...Read more


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I had my anatomy scan at 20 weeks of pregnancy. Cerebellum only measured 18 wks. Doc said she didn't have time to go over scan that day. I'm worried! ?

I had my anatomy scan at 20 weeks of pregnancy. Cerebellum only measured 18 wks. Doc said she didn't have time to go over scan that day. I'm worried! ?

Consider level II: It may be that your dates are not correct. Or there may be an issue needing follow up. Try to find out if you are in need of a "level II" or detailed ultrasound from a maternal fetal specialist, or high risk pregnancy doctor. This is not saying your pregnancy is high risk, just that the ultrasound may warrant a second look. ...Read more

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What is the cerebellum responsible for?

What is the cerebellum responsible for?

Cerebellum: The cerebellum is responsible for coordinating movements. Coordination is helpful for balance, fine motor tasks, complex motor tasks, including walking, throwing, using stairs, riding a bike, gymnastics, etc. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about general dental anatomy?

Can you tell me about general dental anatomy?

Generally speaking..: .. most of us have a compliment if 32 teeth genetically programmed into our development. Some have one or two more, some less. Each tooth is designed for a specific function, is supported by bone, and is surrounded by attached gingiva. If you need a more specific answer ask a more specific question. ...Read more

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What happens during the anatomy scan ultrasound?

What happens during the anatomy scan ultrasound?

Ultrasound: Not sure what exact type of ultrasound you are referring to, but with any ultrasound, the patient is usually lying on a table with the area to be scanned exposed. The sonographer will put ultrasound gel on the skin for seamless transition of the ultrasound beam from the transducer(scanner) into the body. The sonographer will glide the scanner over the skin, and images will appear on the screen. ...Read more

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What happens during the anatomy scan ultrasound?

What happens during the anatomy scan ultrasound?

Anatomy scan: The anatomy scan is usually done at about 19-20 weeks. The doctor or technician will place the hand-held scan probe on your abdomen and take a detailed look at your baby, the uterus, the placenta and the fluid around the baby. She/he will measure the head abdomen and upper leg bone to determine growth. The brain, face, heart, stomach, kidneys, bladder and other structures will be studied also. ...Read more

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What is the anatomy and physiology of coxa plana?

Flat not round: It means a flat top 2 the usual round shape of the hip. Some causes are avn, dysphasia ...Read more

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Does anyone know about transitional lumbar anatomy?

Does anyone know about transitional lumbar anatomy?

Extra vertebrae: Some people have an extra vertebrae in their lumbar spine (low back). It doesn't cause any problems but does give an extra disk/joint that sometimes can cause pain. ...Read more

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What's the best place for a patient to learn anatomy?

Internet: There are some many good sites on the internet to go to to learn anatomy. That is where i would start. Then, i would check out anatomy books at the local library. ...Read more

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How to know if my wife might have a swollen cerebellum?

How to know if my wife might have a swollen cerebellum?

Cerebellum: She will have balance, visual issues and co-ordination issues. Best for you not to wait to see if this happens. Any swelling in the brain is bad - i would suggest you take her in for an examination. ...Read more

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Anatomy (Definition)

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