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13week us says posterior placenta low lying nuchal thickness 1.5mm dr. Advised downsyn screen blood test. Very afraid. May my baby have any disorder?

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Dr. Douglas Lawson
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In brief: Nuchal thickness

Everyone gets offered the quad test screening for down's, trisomy 18 and spina bifida.
Its actually a very good test. An increased nuchal thickness is associated with increase risk of Down's syndrome, but usually other things are seen with it. A cell free DNA test may be a good one to check.

In brief: Nuchal thickness

Everyone gets offered the quad test screening for down's, trisomy 18 and spina bifida.
Its actually a very good test. An increased nuchal thickness is associated with increase risk of Down's syndrome, but usually other things are seen with it. A cell free DNA test may be a good one to check.
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