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Pregnant, ultrasound shows femurs at 17 weeks, pregnancy is 27 weeks. Genetic tests normal. Causes?

Hi my wife is 25 yrs old Japanese and is 27 weeks pregnant . We just got the results about short femurs , about 17 week old femurs but he s 27 weeks! Sooo scared. Everything else seems fine and measures normal and the genetics tests all came out normal. I m Hispanic 29 at 5 11 and wife is 5 7. Should I have major concern because everything I google is 5 weeks behind AT MOST and were around 9 weeks behind.
Asked On : Fri, 18 May 2012
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OBGYN 's  Response
May 2013
around 10 weeks short femur is something abnormal,
limb shortness can be seen in any of the three segments of it,
femur shortness can also be seen in middle segment called mesomelic dwarfism, but don't worry these are possibilities only, sometimes some amount of shortness could be just because of things like lateral curvature of femur etc,
you follow with regular ultrasound checkups which will help in monitoring the growth.
take care.
Answered: Sun, 15 Jul 2012
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