What is the role of imaging studies in the workup of parvovirus B19 (B19V) infection?

Updated: Oct 11, 2019
  • Author: David J Cennimo, MD, FAAP, FACP, AAHIVS; Chief Editor: Russell W Steele, MD  more...
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Routine imaging is not necessary.

Fetal ultrasonography may be useful in detecting hydrops. The timing and frequency of ultrasonography surveillance for infected pregnant women have not been conclusively determined. [22]


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