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nuchal fold

Maite Solé
June 21, 2007 06:54PM

Nuchal fold assessment, which consists in the measurement of the thickness of the foetal neck between 18 and 22 weeks. Generally, a nuchal fold below 6 mm between the mentioned 18 and 22 weeks is normal in most cases; however, when the nuchal measures over 6 mm, it is indicative of increased risk of Down syndrome. ..........................................

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nuchal fold

Maite Solé 1013 June 21, 2007 06:54PM