Fetal anomalies: screening, conditions, diagnosis, treatment

These documents describe conditions screened for by the NHS fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP), including diagnostic tests and treatment options.

Alobar holoprosencephaly (HPE)

Abdominal wall defects

Bilateral renal agenisis

Cleft lip

  1. Cleft lip: definition, screening, diagnosis, treatment
  2. Cleft lip: description in brief

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

  1. CDH: description in brief

Congenital heart disease

  1. Congenital heart disease: description in brief

Lethal skeletal dysplasis

Trisomy 13

  1. Trisomy 13: description in brief

Trisomy 18

  1. Trisomy 18: description in brief

Neural tube defects

  1. Anencephaly: description in brief
  2. Spina bifida: information for parents

Diagnostic tests

Information parents about diagnostic tests that can be taken after being screened positive.

Published 1 January 2013
Last updated 19 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Spina bifida: information for parents' leaflet.
  2. Added 'CVS and amniocentesis diagnostic tests: description in brief' leaflet to document collection. And removal of outdated leaflets from diagnostic tests section of collection.
  3. First published.