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Prominent cisterna magna detected in pregnancy ultrasound scan. MRI done. What is the cause for this? Do I have to go for chromosome test?

What if unborn baby has prominent cisterna magna ?what are the effects ? Can we go for delivery ? How can we diagnosis for this ? In ultra sound scan prominent cisterna Magna it is detected as 9.7mm. I have under gone MRI scan as u want us to take chromozone tet as well? What is the cause for prominent cisterna Magna ? Thanks, Lakshmi
Asked On : Mon, 9 Jul 2012
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Prominent cisterna magna on an ultrasound scan is sometimes associated with congenital malformations or chromosomal defect. It is best to have chromosomal analysis done after consulting your gynecologist.
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Dr. Rakhi Tayal
Answered: Fri, 20 Jul 2012
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