The second-trimester fetus with Down syndrome: detection using sonographic features.

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Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is the most common chromosomal abnormality among liveborn infants in the United States, with an incidence of 1/700 to 1/1000 births. Its incidence rises with maternal age, thus prompting the current practice of offering genetic amniocentesis to women 35 years of age or older. However, even if every pregnant woman of advanced… (More)

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@article{Benacerraf1996TheSF, title={The second-trimester fetus with Down syndrome: detection using sonographic features.}, author={Beryl R Benacerraf}, journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology}, year={1996}, volume={7 2}, pages={147-55} }