20 weeks ultrasound report says echoegenic pappilary muscle in the

Patient : 20 weeks ultrasound report says echoegenic pappilary muscle in the right ventricle.. How does this occur and what does it mean.. Can anyone brief on this?
Doctor :   Hello, Thanks for the query. There is a significance of echogenic cardiac focus in the ventricle of the developing f etus that is picked up on an ultrasound.It could mean that there is a possibility of chromosomal anomaly in the fetus like trisomy 13 and 21 or down's syndrome and multiple cardiac anomalies as well. But, this report is not hundred percent reliable. It can only be interpreted with other factors of evidence like increased maternal age, previous baby with anomalies, associated positive results of other blood and marker tests. Sometimes, there is a possibility that it could mean nothing significant and can disappear in the following scans. Hope this helped. Regards

Related Q&A

Q: Abnormalality is present in postier occipital cortex immageing suggest hemosterion suggested occult vascular malforma...

Q: I have a lump looking thing just outside my anal canal

Q: I used mdma and alchool four days in a row on the weekend of the 15th to the 18th of June. I also did one line of coc...

Q: I recently had PFT's performed at the request of my PCP. This result is in comparison to the same tests from2/15. ...

Q: Hi, ten years ago, my mother was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma of the right lung. She was not a smoker.Did not spread...

 
DOCTOR ADVISORY BOARD
218

Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician
173

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician
138

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist
98

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon
CNN
BBC
MSNBC
CBS
abcNews
FoxNews