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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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23w5d ultrasound babies head measures 22 weeks and the rest of the body measured normal. Should I be worried. My doctor said brain anatomy was WNL

23w5d ultrasound babies head measures 22 weeks and the rest of the body measured normal. Should I be worried. My doctor said brain anatomy was WNL

No: It is not uncommon for one parameter to lag a little behind or be a little ahead. They will follow carefully the growth through the next ultrasounds. Good Luck and enjoy your pregnancy! ...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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What is the anatomy of rheumatic fever?

What is the anatomy of rheumatic fever?

Endotoxins inflame: Acute rheumatic fever involves a host of endotoxins produced from strep bacteria that acutely affect the body (joints, skin, heart) resulting in widespread symproms. In te heart this can result in a pancarditis (endocardium, mesocardium, and epicardium), which can set in motion chronic inflammation and scarring in addition to valvular dysfunction. ...Read more

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Describe anatomy of the spine and spinal cord?

Describe anatomy of the spine and spinal cord?

Hmmm: Can't be described in 400 characters. Probably can't be appropriately described in a 400 page text book. There are 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 rib bearing thoracic vertebrae, 5 non-rib bearing lumbar vertebrae (there are normal variants to these by the way) .There are 5 fused sacral vertebrae, and usually 3 vestigial coccygeal bones. The spinal cord extends from the brain down to about l1/l2, and.... ...Read more

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What to do if anatomy questions regarding joints?

What to do if anatomy questions regarding joints?

Ask it.: Please submit a clear & specific question about joint anatomy . Can clarify and re-ask. ...Read more

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Anatomy (Definition)

Anatomy is the study of the human body, ...Read more