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What does ultrasound showing shadow of fetal heart indicate?

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My 20 week ultrasound showed shaddow of fetal heart. What could it possiblity be? Is there anything to be worried about?
Posted Tue, 5 Aug 2014 in X-ray, Lab tests and Scans
 
 
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 12 hours later
Hi,

I read your query and I understand your concerns.

Following is my reply:

1) Shadow of fetal heart is not complete report.

2) The heart with its parts like chambers should be described.

3) Confirm it with your scan doctor.

Let me know if you have anymore questions.

Regards,
Dr. Mahesh Koregol
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Follow-up: What does ultrasound showing shadow of fetal heart indicate? 17 hours later
I am not familiar what do i need to ask to get more information ?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Mahesh Koregol 4 hours later
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Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You have to see the doctor who performed the scan and ask the above questions.

Or else please get scan done by another good radiologist.

Regards
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