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Can birth defects be diagnosed in utero?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Megan Bird
Obstetrics & Gynecology
6 doctors agree
In brief: Some
Some problems, like cleft lip, can be see on ultrasound.
Others like down's syndrome, can be detect with amniocentesis. No tests or set of tests can find all problems, however.

In brief: Some
Some problems, like cleft lip, can be see on ultrasound.
Others like down's syndrome, can be detect with amniocentesis. No tests or set of tests can find all problems, however.
Dr. Megan Bird
Dr. Megan Bird
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Dr. Richard Wasserman
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sometime
It depends on the defect.
There are now many defined genetic diseases and screening can be performed early in pregnancy. If the defect is genetic, it probably be detected in utero.

In brief: Sometime
It depends on the defect.
There are now many defined genetic diseases and screening can be performed early in pregnancy. If the defect is genetic, it probably be detected in utero.
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Dr. Richard Wasserman
Thank
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