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HUMAN PHENOTYPE - ANNOTATIONS

The Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO) is downloaded weekly from http://compbio.charite.de/hudson/job/hpo/lastStableBuild/artifact/ontology/release/hp.obo. The file downloaded is considered the "last stable build" available for the ontology. For more about the HPO, view their website at http://www.human-phenotype-ontology.org/.

Term:Fetal abdominal cyst
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Accession:HP:4000139 term browser browse the term
Definition:Fetal abdominal cysts are usually detected during the second trimester anomaly scan or discovered incidentally at later gestations. However, a definitive diagnosis is often not made until postnatal life. The most common etiologies of fetal abdominal cysts are: ovarian, gastrointestinal cystic duplication, liver and choledochal, meconium pseudocysts, mesenteric and adrenal. Following identification of a cyst, careful morphological assessment allows the prediction of their natural history and importantly, the likelihood of surgical intervention being required postnatally.
Comment:Fetal ultrasound cannot always distinguish the origin of a cystic lesion in the abdominal region.
Synonyms:exact_synonym: Fetal cystic abdominal mass;   Foetal abdominal cyst;   Foetal cystic abdominal mass



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  Human phenotype 21508
    Phenotypic abnormality 21499
      Abnormality of prenatal development or birth 1109
        Fetal anomaly 653
          Abnormal fetal morphology 344
            Abnormal fetal gastrointestinal system morphology 20
              Fetal abdominal cyst 0
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