Increased nuchal translucency with normal karyotype.

  title={Increased nuchal translucency with normal karyotype.},
  author={Athena P Souka and Constantin Sylvius von Kaisenberg and Jonathan A Hyett and Jiri D Sonek and Kypros H. Nicolaides},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={192 4},
Increased fetal nuchal translucency (NT) thickness between 11 and 14 weeks' gestation is a common phenotypic expression of chromosomal abnormalities, including trisomy 21. However, even in the absence of aneuploidy, nuchal thickening is clinically relevant because it is associated with an increase in adverse perinatal outcome caused by a variety of fetal malformations, dysplasias, deformations, dysruptions, and genetic syndromes. Once the presence of aneuploidy is ruled out, the risk of… CONTINUE READING


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