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Pelvic Ultrasound measurement findings,posterior placenta,and grade 1 maturity

Im 22yrs old,and 6mos. pregnant .i had my 1st pelvic ultrasound last july 8,2011 and the report stated the following: BPD 6.4CM 25WK 6 DY.HC 25.8CM 28WK AC 23.2 CM 27 WK 4 DY FL 5.1 CM 27 WK 1 DY. PLACENTA IS POSTERIOR.GRADE 1 IN MATURITY. I would like to know if the measurements above are within normal range and what does posterior placenta and grade 1 maturity means ? hope u can help me.thank you!
Asked On : Tue, 12 Jul 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hi Welcome to HealthCareMagic

The biparietal diameter is normal, Head circumference, chest circumference , femoral length are also within normal range...... The posterior grade 1 is normal, but grade 2 will require LSCS... grades depends on the lying of the placenta covering the opening of cervix... grade 1 is just touching, grade 2 pratially covered, grade 3 os closed, grade 4 centrally placed...Hope i have answered your question..

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Infertility Specialist Dr. Abhishek S. Parihar's  Response
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For accurate analysis of this scan report you need to mention date of last menstrual period so that clinical gestational age can be calculated. Also what is the gestational age calculated by ultrasound. This report appears to be normal when compared with your gestational age of 6 months. Posterior placenta means placenta is implanted on posterior wall of uterus. Grading of placenta is done according to its maturity ( graded by presence of calcification in placenta ). At your gestational age grade 1 is normal . Fetus is growing well and you need not worry about it. Take care.
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