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What Does A White Spot On Heart In Scan Mean
Spot: Ask whoever gave you this info, this isn't a medical term we use. Presumably someone non medical said this to you. ...Read more
More info needed.: Why was an investigation done on the heart? What testing saw an abnormality. What is meant by spot? Testing neonates for heart issues only occurs after something is found, so there is more to this question than meets the eye. Most newborn heart issues are based upon abnormal anatomy (congenital heart disease). If the anatomy is normal, that is helpful. Talk with your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Had 1/610 for Down syndrome prior to sonogram, found bright spot in heart(soft marker) does that mean the probability is doubled ex. 1/310, high risk?
NT scan shows 3.3 mm thickness, normal blood tests. 1 white spot at baby's heart. Nasal bone present. Everything else is fine. Does my baby had DS?
Can't say...: Those tests are not diagnostic of anything. An increased thickness has been associated with Downs Syndrome, so the risk is thought to be increased BUT IT DOES NOT IN ANY WAY SAY YOUR BABY HAS DOWNS. The echogenic cardiac focus is also very nonspecific and usually means nothing at all. Follow with your doc for the revised "odds". If you want certainty consider amnio (only after understanding risks) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My NT scan showed 3.3 mm of swelling with normal blood test n 1 white spot in baby's heart. baby has nasal bone. Do you think baby has DS? I m 30.
Talk with your MD: This question needs to be answered in a discussion with the physician who did the scan rather than on this forum. ...Read more
Whoa: This isn't a standard term. Find another doctor who'll tell you what it means. I see you have had a cardiac cath. Get the actual report and talk about it with your primary care physician. ...Read more
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