Answer: A choroid plexus cyst is a small fluid-filled structure within the choroid of the lateral ventricles of the fetal brain. ... A choroid plexus cyst is not considered a structural or functional brain abnormality. Most choroid plexus cysts are isolated and occur in otherwise low-risk pregnancies.These cysts do not damage the brain or affect the way the brain works. Choroid plexus cysts are not a tumor or type of cancer. Although a choroid plexus cyst does not cause problems, when a cyst is seen during pregnancy it raises concern about a small risk (less than 1%) for a condition called trisomy 18. Consult ur Doctor
A choroid plexus cyst is not considered a functional brain abnormality.Most choroid plexus cysts are isolated and occur in otherwise low-risk pregnancies.In the majority of cases the cyst resolves or disappears and has no consequences However, in a very small percentage of fetuses with choroid plexus cysts, there is an associated chromosome disorder called trisomy1.
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Question: My level 2 ultrasound impression is: ongoing pregnancy with right choroid plexus cyst measuring 4.1 mm. And high impedance flow in left uterine artery. Could u plz explain it. Tell me abt this cyst and low blood flow
choroid plexus cysts are cysts that occur within the choroid plexus of brain.These are the most common type of intraventricular cysts.These are considered as soft signs for fetal chromosomal abnormalities.These are not harmful to the baby and do not damage the brain or affect the way the brain works either.No treatment is usually required but if it does it involves surgical excision through craniotomy or by a shunt.
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Question: My todays scan report shows small muscular VSD seen by colour doppler and small choroid plexus cyst seen on left side 5.2 mm...is any problem related to this..?
Answer: Hi dear!
Vsd is a ventricular rental defect which means that there is a small opening in the setum that divides 2 lower chambers of heart known as ventricles. If it's small then there is a possibility it can close on its own but we have to keep a. track on it.
A choroid plexus cyst is just a small fluid filled structure within the choroid of the lateral ventricle present in the brain . This is not considered as any fetal abnormality and it wont damage ant brain functions of the baby.it will usually disappear at around 30-32 weeks of pregnancy. So don't worry and do keep a watch on it thought the scans.
Question: Hello doctor i m 20week pregnant and anomaly scan says choroid plexus cyst on right side.. What does it mean i mean it is normal or any abnormality
Answer: Same in my scan but doc said it was just normal and resolve after 28 weeks so hope for the best and dont worry