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Cardiac activity absent in 11 week fetus . Reasons ?

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Cardiac activity absent in 11 week fetus . Reasons ?
Posted Wed, 9 Oct 2013 in Abortion and Stillbirth
Answered by Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar 22 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Most likely dead foetus or a mistake by Sonologist

Detailed Answer:

If the heart beat is absent at 11 weeks on Scan most likely the foetus is dead if the observer had not made a mistake.

The reasons for death are many but mainly thought to be chromosomal anamoly.

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