Congenital lymphedema

Congenital lymphedema

Congenital lymphedema is a blockage of fluid in the developing fetal lymphatic system. It is diagnosed by a nuchal scan. Presence of this condition is also associated with congenital heart defect.[1]

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References

  1. ^ "Relationship Between Nuchal Translucency Thickness and Prevalence of Major Cardiac Defects in Fetuses With Normal Karyotype", by Atzei, A; Gajewska, K; Huggon, I C.; Allan, L; Nicolaides, K H. Obstetrical and Gynecological Survey. January 2006. Volume 61, Issue 1, pages 8-10.

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