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Is it bad for fetus to have an enlarged heart?

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Dr. Cynthia Thaik
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Need evaluation

Enlarged heart detected requires further evaluation.
Majority causes of fetal cardiomegaly are cardiac and anemic in origin. It carried high-perinatal mortality depending on the causes. Cardiac structure development is complex and critical. If an enlarged heart is detected, fetal cardiac ultrasound and laboratory testing indicated to determine cause.

In brief: Need evaluation

Enlarged heart detected requires further evaluation.
Majority causes of fetal cardiomegaly are cardiac and anemic in origin. It carried high-perinatal mortality depending on the causes. Cardiac structure development is complex and critical. If an enlarged heart is detected, fetal cardiac ultrasound and laboratory testing indicated to determine cause.
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