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20 weeks anamoly scan shows normal baby growth. Placenta is posterior fundal grade 2. Is position and grade 2 maturity normal

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Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 4 Days.

Thanks for posting your query at DoctorSpring.com
The scan is normal.
The placenta is normally situated and of proper maturity.
May I know what is your question ?
Looking forward to hearing from you.
Take care.

Patient replied :

Is grade 2 maturity at 20 weeks is normal... Have read that grade 2 doesn't appear until up to 30 weeks so was bit concerned

Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 3 Days.

Can you please upload the ultrasound scan report with images ?

Patient replied :

Attaching my reports. Plz do let me know. Today only had visited my doctor and she said every thing is perfect but still worried about this.

Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 2 Days.

The report is absolutely normal.
But you are right, the placenta does not have grade 2 maturity at 20 weeks.
A hypermature placenta is associated with adverse outcomes for the baby and mother, but going through the images, I find your placenta to be fine, and not hypermature.
Please contact the scanning doctor and request for a clarification.
I am sure they have made some mistake in typing .
Keep me posted.
Dont worry, everything seems to be fine in the scan and images.

Patient replied :

Thanks for your reply....will confirm it from sonographer......but as per your observation what grade does it look like....?

Expert:  Dr. Aarti Vazirani replied 1 Day.

It looks like it should be at this gestational age.
Grade 1 maturity.
Do not worry.

Dr. Aarti Vazirani
Category: Infertility Specialist
Residency: Obstetrics & Gynecolog, BJMC,Civil hospital, Ahmedabad, 2008
Post Graduate: MS (Obstetrics & Gynecology), B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2008
Medical School: MBBS, B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad, 2004
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