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Question: What is NT scan n when should we take this
Answer: NT scan is Nuchal translucency scan. Nuchal translucency is a collection of fluid under the skin at the back of your baby's neck. The amount of fluid is measured during a nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound scan:
between 11 weeks and 14 weeks of pregnancyor when your baby measures between 45mm (1.8in) and 84mm (3.3in)
All developing babies have some fluid at the back of their neck. But many babies with Down's syndrome have an increased amount.
That's why the NT scan is used to help screen for Down's syndrome.
Question: What is NT scan? Is it required?
Answer: Hello dear...
Yes, it is necessary, nuchal scsn or nuchal transculansy scan is a sonographic prenatal scan,which detect the cardiac abnormalities of fetus,though altered extracellular matric composition and limited lymphatic drainage also be detected,it can taken between 11to14 weeks,in which baby's neck is still transparent,it is usually combinedwith blood test ,in first trimester accompanied with screening option
Question: When is NT scan done and what it is all about? Why doctor does it?
Answer: It will done in 3rd month. Here in NT scan consists of 2 tests - one regarding the number of chromosomes where they will deduct if any problem with feutus and another is like ultra scan