AIDS embryopathy

AIDS embryopathy

AIDS An HIV-induced complex in children born to IVDU mothers, which is characterized by craniofacial defects, including microcephaly, hypertelorism, box-like head, saddle nose, long palpebral fissures with blue sclera, a triangular philtrum, and patulous lips
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In addition, many children who develop AIDS-related neurological disease suffer from a deformity of facial features, called AIDS embryopathy, that "is suggestive of a pathologic event occurring very early on in pregnancy that affects cells that go into making up, amongst other things, the nervous system," Lyman says.

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