Sonographic measurement of the fetal thymus: Relationship with maternal obesity.


BACKGROUND The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of maternal obesity on the size of the fetal thymus. METHODS The study population consisted of 138 pregnant women who were divided into two groups based on their body mass index (BMI): Normal-weight group (n = 97; BMI: 18-25 kg/m2 ) and obese group (n = 41; BMI: ≥ 30 kg/m2 ). All… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/jcu.22470