Fetal Skeletal Dysplasias

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Osteochondrodysplasias, or skeletal dysplasias, are a genetically heterogenous group of over 350 disorders. Many of these disorders can develop in the prenatal period, which are diagnosed through an ultrasound. Differentiating these disorders is challenging because the occurrence is rare and the ultrasound findings do not identify a specific disorder. However, doctors should differentiate known lethal disorders


The Effects of Fetal Growth Restriction

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Fetal growth restriction (FGR) Fetal growth restriction (FGR) is a complex condition. Growth abnormalities that result from intrinsic fetal factors, including aneuploidy, congenital malformations, and fetal infection have a poor prognosis that is often not improved by any treatment or intervention. FGR that results from inadequate substrates for fetal nutrition, metabolism, and decreased oxygen availability