Ventriculomegaly

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What does mild ventriculomegaly in the fetus mean?

Query: Hi doctor,My antenatal USG done at 20 weeks of pregnancy showed mild ventriculomegaly of 9.2 mm at the level of the atria of the lateral ventricles of the fetus. Also, I am having hypothyroidism with mild hypertension. The rest of the USG is normal. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Garima Sawhney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. My suggestion is to consult a fetal medicine specialist and gather further knowledge on amniocentesis to rule out any genetic issue. If the report of amniocentesis comes out to be normal, then there is no further concern. Hypothyroidism under control with medication is n...  Read Full »

USG reports say there is unilateral mild ventriculomegaly. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, We have done a sonography while during the sixth month of pregnancy. The report says that there is unilateral mild ventriculomegaly of 12 mm. Kindly suggest whether this is normal or if it can create any problem to the child?  Read Full »


Dr. Shubhadeep Bhattacharjee

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Mild ventriculomegaly is usually not detrimental. But, serial ultrasound monitoring of ventricular size should be done. Any increase in size should be dealt with accordingly. For more information consult an obstetrician and gynaecologist onlline --> https://icliniq....  Read Full »

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