bilateral lateral ventriculomegaly
Hello Mr Goutham ,
This is a fetal anomaly usually picked up in the 2nd trimester . It may be caused by maternal infection (TORCH normal), chromosomal or genetic anomalies or even idiopathic . The lateral ventricles dilate due to...
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First and foremost, any infection , in which the Ig - G ( immunoglobulin G ) is positive, indicates a past infection, and hence immunity to it.
You should only worry if the CMV / toxoplasmosis / rubella - any of these have the Ig - M positive.
In that case, you should...
Yes, your nurse is right. Cisterna Magna is common finding. But dilated lateral ventricle is to be concern. If the diameter is 1 cm then it is matter of concern. It will be better if will go for Fetal MRI.
It is completely harmless for fetus. If there is any problem then it...
Impression: normal examination for this age with Involutional changes
Based on the CT result does she has Alzheimer's disease
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No,Alzheimer's disease can't be confirmed from this report.
This reports shows age related atrophic changes in brain.
Atrophic changes in brain occur in many conditions like Ageing,Sequel of infection,Alcoholism,Alzheimer's disease etc.
She need proper neurological...
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Agenesis of the corpus callosum is caused by disruption to development of the fetal brain between the 3rd and 12th week of pregnancy. It can be caused by genetic, chromosomal anomalies but in majority of cases the cause is not known.
It is usually picked up...
my wife is 23 weeks pregnant. ultra sound scan( Antenatel Scan) shows
fetal spine very short, cervical spine not seen , fetal head appears attached to chest directly .
atrium of lateral ventricle measures 11mm.
impression: single live fetus, suggestion of open bifida close to head. Ventriculomegaly.
what does this means
Thank you for choosing XXXXXXX Spina bifida is a congenital malformation in which there is something wrong with the bone in the vertebral column, exposing the spinal cord which should be protected within the vertebral column. In your case its a open spina bifida - the spinal cord...
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Fetal ventriculomegaly is a relatively common finding on second trimester obstetrical ultrasound examination. It is clinically important because it can be caused by a variety of disorders that result in neurological, motor, and/or cognitive impairment. Many cases are...