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... My baby had a bright spot on his heart at last ultrasound, they said it is indicator for ds, but dont worry. her blood is neg for ds. ... (0 replies)
... in a level 2 sonogram they found a spot on my babies heart. the doctor told me the heart itself was fine but the spot could be a sign of down syndrome. ... (5 replies)
... my 16 week ultrasound shows a speck on the heart. What was your outcome? ... (5 replies)

... It's called an Echogenic Intracardiac Foci. Look at the post started by Jackiejetta- it has some information there. Good luck!! (5 replies)
... I don't know anything about this but I know it's been discussed on this message board now and then. You can go to the search engine for this message board and type in spot on heart and see what you get. ... (5 replies)
... Hi debreb thanx for replying at my message...My doc, found a brigth spot on my babys heart...I am bearly 18yrs old and they told me there was a risk that my baby could have the down syndrome... ... (3 replies)
... My granddaughter has downs syndrome I have never heard of a bright red spot being seen on ultra sound. She is 4 years old and so precious. good luck to you on your baby. ... (1 replies)
... Is this found or common on a normal babies ultrasound? ... (1 replies)
... mm which is pretty normal for 22 weeks but there was still a bright spot on the babies heart but the lady said it usually disappears before the birth and doesn't affect the working of the heart at all. ... (4 replies)
... My daughter had a 30 week Ultrasound and a cyst was detected in the babies brain as well as a shiny spot on the heart. Is this a down syndrome marker? ... (0 replies)
... I remember reading some posts about this on the pregancy board not to long ago. It was woman talking about getting false test results for DS and all the stress they were going through. ... (7 replies)
... thickness in the neck and a calcium spot on the heart. ... (7 replies)
... My daughter had a calcium spot on her heart (echogenic focus is the medical term) and a choroid plexus cyst. Having both of these soft markers led the u/s tech and the doctor to tell me of the possibility of Down syndrome. I chose not to have an amnio. My daughter is 2 now, and is a beautiful growing girl. And yes, she does have DS. The dr. later told me that if my... (8 replies)
... I was told a spot on the heart likes a brights spot sometimes ia a indicator of down syndrome, and the fold on the back of the neck, short nasal bone, short femer, are a few that sometimes show up on a ultrasound around 5 months (14 replies)
Baby Anthony
Jul 30, 2004
... that Anthony had DS. I am 42 and Anthony was a big surprise. We knew it was a possibility, but I had 2 normal level 2 ultrasounds except that he had a calcium spot on his heart for the 1st test but it had disappeared by the 2nd. They pressured me even more for the amnio after that. ... (7 replies)
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... Is the spot on the heart referred to as a calcification or echogenic focus? ... (4 replies)
... I was at my 2nd level ultra sound at 18 weeks and they found 2 signs of down syndrome and now i am waiting on my amneo to come back and its stressing waiting on the results... ... (4 replies)
... Dear MYTWOSONS, I am a 31 year old pregnant mother who recently had a AFP test which came back positive for DS. I then was scheduled for genetic counseling, a high resolution ultra-sound scan and met with a wonderful Specialist. The counseling was informative. The ultra-sound revealed I am having a baby girl. The growth of this baby is perfect according to my EDD. Only... (3 replies)
... feto protein test. After he was born they found a hole in his heart. This hole did not need surgery and closed on it's own. I have a friend who's baby had a heart defect show up on an ultrasound as well as a fold on the back of her head. ... (5 replies)




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