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What are the tests for anencephaly?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Ultrasound.

Only expert prenatal ultrasound can reliably detect anencephaly after the first trimester of pregnancy.
Amniotic fluid Alpha fetoprotein and acetylcholinesterase can also help reach the diagnosis.

In brief: Ultrasound.

Only expert prenatal ultrasound can reliably detect anencephaly after the first trimester of pregnancy.
Amniotic fluid Alpha fetoprotein and acetylcholinesterase can also help reach the diagnosis.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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