38 weeks pregnant mother

Question: Hi iam 37 weeks pregnant. In the growth scan it shows Right Renal Pelvis (APD) as 8mm. Is there any problem??

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Answer: hi dear! it should be less than 10mm after 28 weeks dear. so far it seems to be fine .if the measurement is more than it then its called renal pelvis dilatation dear. so dont worry dear. everything is fine dear. take care dear.
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    Leslie Thomas29 days ago

    Left renal pelvis is shown as normal

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