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Fetal Thymus - Review

Maria Respondek-Liberska
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  • Department of Diagnoses and Prevention Fetal Malformations Medical University of Lodz
  • Department of Prenatal Cardiology, Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute
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Published Online: 2015-12-30 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/03142


This is review of the literature regarding fetal thymus development, its role in immune system, research regarding prenatal thymus evaluation in fetal congenital heart defects, abnormal karyotypes, intrauterine growth restriction. The methods of fetal type measurements both in singelton and multiple pregnancies are discussed and presented.

Keywords: role of the thymus; thymus measurements


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About the article

Received: 2014-03-16

Accepted: 2014-04-02

Published Online: 2015-12-30

Published in Print: 2014-03-01

Citation Information: Prenatal Cardiology, Volume 4, Issue 1, Pages 9–12, ISSN (Online) 2353-8201, DOI: https://doi.org/10.12847/03142.

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