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there is a focal patch of echogenic bowel in the lower abdomen of my scan of baby wot does this mean ?


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replied August 13th, 2010
Complications during Pregnancy Answer A15259
Hi,

Welcome to the forum.Echogenic bowel is a well-defined, homogenous, hyperechogenic, lesion in the lower abdomen, which does not shadow. Your question is not very clear but from the question i understand that your obstetric ultrasound scan shows the patch of echogenic bowel. Initially considered a normal variant in second-trimester fetuses, it has been described as a prenatal marker for cystic fibrosis, chromosomal aneuploidy and numerous other pathologies.

I hope it helps. Take care and regards.


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