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Holoprosencephaly diagnosed in the ultrasound - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   i have a query
Doctor :   go ahead..........
User :   my wife had ultrasound level 2 today
User :   reports are not normal
User :   what is holoprosencephaly
User :   possibility of holoprosencephaly likely alobar
Doctor :   wait plz
Doctor :   Holoprosencephaly (HPE, once known as arhinencephaly) is a cephalic disorder in which the forebrain of the embryo fails to develop into two hemispheres.
Doctor :   Normally, the forebrain is formed and the face begins to develop in the fifth and sixth weeks of human pregnancy.
Doctor :   The condition can be mild or severe. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), "in most cases of holoprosencephaly, the malformations are so severe that babies die before birth.[1]
User :   how to identify if its severe
User :   i have reports with me
Doctor :   Follow up Ultrasound
User :   ok
Doctor :   level 2 ultrasound
User :   yes
Doctor :   Sorry to hear that
Doctor :   Thank you for consuling
User :   wait
User :   i am askin
Doctor :   Did I answer your question
Doctor :   ok
User :   how to follow ultrasound
User :   how to identify if its severe
Doctor :   i dont know
Doctor :   u have to ask the techinician
User :   can't you study ultrasound
Doctor :   and get the opnion of radiologist and Gynecologist
User :   ohh ok
User :   i thought u r Gynecologist
User :   because i click baby magic
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I am a Doctor
Doctor :   Do yo have any additional concerns?
Doctor :   Are you there?
Doctor :   I can not read the result of Ultrasound
Doctor :   But you already told me the result and which we dicussed
Doctor :   What made you to ask the question?
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