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What tests can uncover fetal abnormalities?
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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Several
Ultrasounds and invavise testing like amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling.

In brief: Several
Ultrasounds and invavise testing like amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling.
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine
In brief: Many
Fetal abnormalities can be seen w/ ultrasound, mother or fetal blood or amniotic fluid.
We often need to know what we are looking for but screening tests can uncover a lot. Ultrasound often requires special skills to see abnormals. Amniocentesis is common and good for genetics. Now mother's blood screens for problems with hormone levels and fetal cells. More rarely, fetal blood necessary. Best.

In brief: Many
Fetal abnormalities can be seen w/ ultrasound, mother or fetal blood or amniotic fluid.
We often need to know what we are looking for but screening tests can uncover a lot. Ultrasound often requires special skills to see abnormals. Amniocentesis is common and good for genetics. Now mother's blood screens for problems with hormone levels and fetal cells. More rarely, fetal blood necessary. Best.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Dr. Michael Opsahl
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