What is Holoprosencephaly?

Holoprosencephaly (HPE) is a rare congenital (by birth) brain malformation, resulting from incomplete separation of the two hemispheres.

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Today, clonoscpy has been done and polyectmy is sent for HPE. What is HPE What is meant by HPE

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HPE stands for histopathological examination brother. The tissue sample which they taken during colonoscopy will be cut and viewed under microscpe....

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What does this ultrasound report mean?

Background: I am currently 14w3d pregnant. I had a detailed ultrasound after a necessary surgery on tuesday....

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Various anomalies are there

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Hi dear,
I have gone through your question and understand your concerns. I can...

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Hi, My Wife had a KUB region X-Ray in her first month of Pregnancy and we were not aware of her pregnancy at that time . Now when we come to know...

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Thanks for writing to us.

An unintentional exposure of X-rays to the unborn baby in the first trimester is a matter of worry. But a single...

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