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Increased nuchal translucency is associated with jugular lymphatic distension.

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BACKGROUND: Measurement of nuchal translucency (NT) is a widely used method of screening for chromosomal abnormalities. Increased NT is seen in a diversity of fetal malformations. The mechanism explaining the abnormal fluid accumulation and the transient nature of NT remains unexplained. METHODS: The nuchal regions of normal and trisomy 16 mouse embryos were examined for (lympho)vascular abnormalities using immunohistochemical markers against lymphatic vessels (LYVE-1) and smooth muscle (1A4...

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10.1093/humrep/17.4.1086

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Bartelings, MM More by this author
Jackson, DG More by this author
van Vugt, JM More by this author
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Journal:
Human reproduction (Oxford, England)
Volume:
17
Issue:
4
Pages:
1086-1092
Publication date:
2002-04-05
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EISSN:
1460-2350
ISSN:
0268-1161
URN:
uuid:f38e376d-10aa-44c6-8d73-98bbb9879ac3
Source identifiers:
102758
Local pid:
pubs:102758

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