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In second trimester, ultrasound showed baby's head bigger than the body, short femur, suspicion of Down's syndrome. What does it indicate?

iam in my 28 week pregnancy, had many abortion , still dont have my first child, married since 3 yrs, now iam taking clexane 2000 daily , i did ultrasound finding that the baby head is normal size but bigger than the body in addition the baby has short femur , the doctor suspect down syndrome . i need ur consultation plzzzz.
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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Welcome to HCM forum

Yes the short femur length suggest achondroplasia

You can get your Quadruple markers done

3D ultrasound or level two scan clears the diagnosis

If it is down's syndrome then you can get the baby aborted

Take care

Answered: Wed, 11 Jul 2012
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