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Fetal Echogenic Bowel
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Fetus has echogenic bowel on 20w us.tested for cmv,cf,ds and evrything came bck neg.baby's growth is also gr8.what is causing bright bowel?
Will become clear: with time the situation will become clear. In most cases every thing turns out to be normal ...Read more
In 20w us fetus had echogenic bowel and kidney dilating slower than other.ds chance s 1:100000.no CF or infection.baby is normal?preg time bcms scary.
Needs further eval. : There are known fetal abnormalities which may be seen associated with echogenic bowel on an 18 wk U/S. There are genetic for which amnio for karyotyping should be performed, CF, for which parents should be evaluated, as well as, among others, CMV or toxoplasmosis for which evaluation will also be made. Firstly, a F/U U/S may be gotten. Talk to your OB for their eval and W/U before anything else. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Various things: Echogenic bowel can be the result of faulty technique in setting the gain settings of the ultrasound machine. If persistent and reproducible, there can be associations with cystic fibrosis, bowel obstruction, hirschsprung's disease, various infection, and chromosomal abnormalities. 60% of cases will turn out normal with the remainder having a variety of conditions. ...Read more
Echogenic Bowel: Echogenic bowel is where the bowel appears "brighter" than bone. It is usually seen in the 2nd trimester of pregnancy. It can be associated with a perfectly normal fetus or a number of other issues: fetuses with aneuploidy (i.e. trisomy 21), intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), bleeding, cystic fibrosis (CF), congenital viral infections, and thalassemia.Best to discuss with doc who ordered US. ...Read more
Mix echogenic area cnt pt of bowel loop n omentum noted in rt inguino scrotal region.No abnormally is seen.no lymphadenopathy seen.whats your advice.
Liver enlarged in size .Parenchyma shows increased Echogenicity this results any trouble for liver?
2.Inflammed bowel loop with thickened walls seen in lower abdomen Suggestive of ?coltitis
What is the chance of survival of a fetus with Oligohydraminos, Dolicho-cephalic Head & Mild abdominal ascites with echogenic bowel?
Many factors: Oligohydramnios is often associated with congenital kidney disease, placental problems, post maturity, premature rupture of membranes. Were kidneys seen? Abdominal ascites can be related to kidney problems.Dolochocephaly related to closure of sagittal suture in skull. Everything depends on severity of oligohydramnios and its etiology as to prognosis of child. ...Read more
After the fetus came out on saturday night, I have done ultrasound today and , there are echogenic materials seen in the endometrial cavity, am i fine?
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