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Conditions we Treat

Conditions we Treat

Texas Children’s Fetal Center® is one of the few centers in the world that provides comprehensive care for the full spectrum of fetal conditions, from common birth defects to rare, complex fetal anomalies.

We are also one of the oldest and most experienced fetal programs, home to leading specialists in maternal-fetal medicine, fetal and neonatal surgery, and pediatric cardiology and pulmonology, among others, for unparalleled treatment every step of the way.

Our team frequently evaluates and treats:

With our proven outcomes, we attract families from around the world seeking the most advanced treatment available for fetal abnormalities.

Below you’ll find the full list of conditions we care for. We welcome an opportunity to visit with you about your family’s needs.


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We offer expert maternal, fetal and pediatric care for the treatment of fetal condition such as:

Cardiovascular System (Heart and Blood Vessels)

  • Atrial Septal Defects
  • Atrioventricular (AV) Canal Defects
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital heart disease
  • Double Inlet Ventricle
  • Double Outlet Right Ventricle
  • Ductal Constriction
  • Ebstein Anomaly and Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Ectopia Cordis
  • Enteric Duplicational Atresia
  • Fetal Arrhythmias
    • Bradyarrhythmia
    • Congenital Heart Block
    • Premature Atrial Contraction
    • Premature Ventricular Contraction
    • Tachyarrhythmia
  • Fetal Thrombocytopenia
  • Foramen Ovale Restriction
  • Generalized Arterial Calcification of Infancy (GACI)
  • Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn (HDFN)
  • Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome
    • Aortic Stenosis
    • Borderline Left Heart
    • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Intracardiac Tumors
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Pentalogy of Cantrell
  • Pericardial effusion
  • Pericardial/Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
  • Persistent Left Superior Vena Cava
    • Pulmonary Atresia
    • Pulmonary Atresia with Intact Ventricular Septum
    • Pulmonary Stenosis
    • Tetralogy of Fallot
    • Ventricular Septal Defects
  • Total Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return
  • Transposition of Great Arteries
  • Tricuspid Valve Atresia
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Vascular Rings

Central Nervous System (Brain, Spinal Cord, and Nerves)

Craniofacial Anomalies (Structure of Face and Head)

  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Hemifacial Microsomia
  • Hypertelorism
  • Hypotelorism
  • Macroglossia
  • Micrognathia and Agnathia
  • Microphthalmia/Anophthalmia
  • Pierre Robin

Neck

  • Congenital High Airway Obstruction Syndrome (CHAOS)
  • Cystic Hygroma in Early Pregnancy
  • Cystic Hygroma in Late Pregnancy
  • Fetal Thyroid Disorders
  • Giant neck masses
  • Goiter
  • Lymphangioma

Thoracic (Trachea and Lungs)

Blood Disorders

Abdominal Wall Defects

Gastrointestinal Tract (Stomach and Intestines)

  • Choledochal Cyst
  • Colonic Atresia
  • Cystic Lesions of the Abdomen
  • Duodenal Atresia and Stenosis
  • Esophageal Atresia
  • Hirschsprung’s Disease
  • Imperforate Anus
  • Intra-abdominal Calcifications
  • Intra-abdominal Calcifications-Hepatic
  • Jejunoileal Atresia and Stenosis
  • Ovarian Cysts
  • Pyloric Atresia and Stenosis
  • Small bowel obstruction
  • Tracheoesophageal fistula

Genitourinary Tract (Bladder, Urethra, and Gender Organs)

  • Ambiguous Genitalia
  • Bladder Exstrophy
  • Echogenic Kidneys
  • Hydronephrosis
    • Hydronephrosis: Bladder Outlet Obstruction
    • Hydronephrosis: Ectopic Ureterocele
    • Hydronephrosis: Minimal
    • Hydronephrosis: Ureteropelvic Junction Obstruction
  • Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction (LUTO)
  • Multicystic Dysplastic Kidney
  • Persistent Cloaca
  • Polycystic Kidney Disease
  • Renal Agenesis
  • Sirenomelia

Skeletal Disorders

  • Achondrogenesis
  • Achondroplasia
  • Campomelic Dysplasia
  • Chondrodysplasia Punctata
  • Diastrophic Dysplasia
  • Ellis-van Creveld Syndrome
  • Fetal Skeletal Dysplasia/Dwarfing Conditions
  • Hemivertebrae
  • Hypophosphatasia
  • Jarcho-Levin Syndrome
  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta
  • Short-Rib Polydactyly Syndrome
  • Skeletal Dysplasia
  • Thanatophoric Dysplasia

Extremities (Arms, Hands, Fingers, Legs, Feet and Toes)

  • Amniotic band syndrome
  • Arthrogryposis
  • Clinodactyly
  • Clubfoot
  • Congenital limb amputations and anomalies
  • Ectrodactyly
  • Polydactyly
  • Radial Aplasia
  • Syndactyly

Umbilical Cord

  • Single Umbilical Artery
  • Umbilical Cord Abnormalities

Tumors

  • Cervical Teratoma
  • Chorioangioma
  • Liver Tumors
  • Mesoblastic Nephroma
  • Mediastinal Teratoma
  • Neuroblastoma
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
  • Wilms’ Tumor

Multiple Gestation (Twins, Triplets, etc.)

Disorders of Growth

Disorders of Amniotic Fluid Volume

  • Oligohydramnios
  • Polyhydramnios

Hydrops Fetalis (Accumulation of excess fluid)

Fetal Chromosome Abnormalities

  • Trisomy 13
  • Trisomy 18
  • Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)
  • Triploidy
  • Other Autosomal Aneuploidies
  • 45, X (Turner Syndrome)
  • 47, XXY (Klinefelter Syndrome)
  • 47, XXX (Triple X Syndrome, Trisomy X)
  • 47, XYY
  • Tetrasomy 12p (Pallister-Killian Syndrome)
  • 22q11.2 Deletion (DiGeorge Syndrome)

For more information or to schedule an appointment,

call Texas Children’s Fetal Center at 832-822-2229 or 1-877-FetalRx (338-2579) toll-free.

Our phones are answered 24/7. Immediate appointments are often available.