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Ultrasound scan shows twin fetus, no growth in once compared to other. What does it mean ?

At 5 weeks 1 day scan fetus A details MSD 0.939 and age by USG was 5 weeks 5 days and Fetus B MSD 0.444 CM and age by USG is 5 weeks 1 day at seven weeks one day scan twin A CRL 1.06 CM 7 weeks 1 day 173 beats per minute and twin B measured 5 weeks 4 days. No growth measured in twin b as compared to previous study. what does this mean for twin b ?
Asked On : Thu, 14 Feb 2013
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Mar 2013
Thank you for your query.
This could mean impending fetal demise for twin B.
There is no cardiac activity yet visualised in twin B, hence it could be impending abortion of the second twin.
Also, sometimes, it could be delayed conception and twin B could be lagging behind in growth.
A rescan after one week would clarify the picture.
Take adequate antenatal care meanwhile
Answered: Sun, 17 Feb 2013
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