ADVERTISEMENT

Q. There is an echogenic focus on the left ventricle of fetal heart. Please suggest.

Answered by
Dr. Chitrangada
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Jul 27, 2018

Hello doctor,

In sonography of the baby's heart, there is an echogenic focus on the left ventricle of the heart. Please suggest.

ADVERTISEMENT
#

Hello,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Intracardiac echogenic foci in the left ventricles are due to papillary muscle injury/insult and most often resolve spontaneously but they hint at the underlying chromosomal abnormality.

I would highly recommend an early anomaly scan this week itself instead of 20 weeks so that if other abnormality is detected, you get some time in hand to decide the next step. If the anomaly scan is done at 20 weeks, you would not get any time to decide and also no action could be taken.

For more information consult a radiologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/radiologist


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Same symptoms doesn’t mean you have the same problem. Consult a doctor now!



Related Questions:
Is it normal to feel hot over the hands and vagina with sharp abdominal pain during pregnancy?

.. your examination. (attachment removed to protect patient identity). They are all normal. The symptoms that you prescribe above are common during pregnancy. Burning sensation in palms and hand is called Carpal Syndrome, it happens in pregnancy due...   Read full

My USG says there are only two vessels in the umbilical cord. Is it worrisome?

.. you doing? The umbilical cord should have three vessels. Either the doctor missed one vessel or the baby has only two vessels. So, have a confirmatory scan from a center where a high-risk obstetrics specialist is available. A scan by a senior or...   Read full

I am 19 weeks pregnant. Please suggest if my ultrasound findings are dangerous.

.. all understand clearly about the finding in your sonography and try to understand it. Choroid plexus cyst and intracardiac echogenic focus, when they are single, termed as isolated findings and mostly they go off as the pregnancy advanced. So, th...   Read full

Also Read Answers From:

ideaComprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Also Read


Monkeypox Virus - Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, Complications, and Prevention
Monkeypox is a zoonotic viral disease. This virus got its name as it was first noticed in laboratory monkeys in the late...  Read more»
Tomato Fever - Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention
Tomato fever is an unidentified and fast-spreading type of viral infection seen in young children. Scroll down to know m...  Read more»
Histrionic Personality Disorder - Causes, Signs, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment
Histrionic personality disorder causes variations in the thinking ability of a person. Read this article to know more.  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a Radiologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: No content published on this website is intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek advice from your physician or other qualified healthcare providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website. Read our Editorial Process to know how we create content for health articles and queries.