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Got TIFFA scan done. Exact meaning of abbreviations needed

Good morning doctor my 19 weeks TIFFA scanning report was given below. I didnt understand the results especially the B.P.D., A.C., F.L., T.L., H.L., and U.L. what is the exact meaning or full forms for the previous discussed abbrevations.. My report was
B.P.D. : 4.5 c.m
A.C : 14.6 cms
F.L. : 3.1 cms
T.L. : 2.7 cms
H.L : 3.0 cms
U.L : 2.8 cms
Asked On : Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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Radiologist 's  Response

The full forms of the abbreviations above are:
BPD = Bipareital diameter
AC = Abdominal circumference
FL = Femur length
TL = Tibia length
HL= Humerus length
UL = Ulna length

These are various parameters to assess the growth of your baby. They seem to be normal for your period of pregnancy (as per ISUOG charts).

Hope this helps.

Answered: Sat, 20 Apr 2013
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