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Echogenic Intracardiac Foci??

(6 Posts)
MrsDowneyJunior Mon 16-Jun-14 23:39:30

At my 20 week scan today I was told my little girl has one of these in her left ventricle.

Anyone got any experience of this, advice, info or anything?


ElleDubloo Tue 17-Jun-14 07:27:18

"Echogenic focus" just means "something that shows up brightly on ultrasound" and it's not a specific condition, it's just a very vague descriptive term which could mean a number of things. It may be completely harmless. You should ask your ultrasonographer or consultant what they think it means.

MrsDowneyJunior Tue 17-Jun-14 18:38:33

Great. Thanks.

amistoopid Tue 17-Jun-14 21:27:19

Most centres don't even comment on these any more and ignore them completely. Nothing to worry.

MrsDowneyJunior Wed 18-Jun-14 11:23:45

Thanks. Well I'm seeing my consultant today so hopefully will get some answers.

TittyBojangles Wed 18-Jun-14 19:28:31

I agree with previous poster saying most centres don't comment on these any more. See what the consultant has to say.

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