congenital defect


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congenital defect

An anatomic or physiologic abnormality that is present at birth.
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Still, 1 in 15 pregnancies in diabetic women results in some type of congenital defect as compared with 1 in 40 among other women.
March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Valerie Munguia-Bryan and Mario Bryan knew for months that one of their twin babies would be born with a devastating congenital defect.
He was born with the rare congenital defect ectopia cordis, which occurs in five in every million births.
Dr Mustafa Kazim, consultant nephrologist at Welcare Hospital, told Gulf News the boy suffered from a congenital defect, which did not allow his kidneys to develop properly.
The 38-year-old has a rare congenital defect called Chiari Malformation, where the bottom of the brain slips into the space where the spinal chord goes into the skull.
The boy suffers from a form of spina bifida, a congenital defect in which part of one or more vertebrae fails to develop completely.
While no medical remedy can tame that fluttering feeling caused by a new romance, a cadre of cardiologists can bring relief to some of the millions of men and women who suffer from a congenital defect that leaves its victims prone to far riskier palpitations.
Milagros whose name means "miracles," has a rare congenital defect known as sirenomelia, or "mermaid syndrome," which occurs in one out of every 70,000 births.
Since the foreskin may be useful in penile reconstruction procedures, you don't want to make the diagnosis of a congenital defect after cutting part of this tissue off.
for their gift, which will enable four-year-old Kaitlyn Nolan to have heart surgery to correct a congenital defect.
Additionally, the facility has improved CT colonography procedures and musculoskeletal applications on the hands to visualize tendons on patients with contraction deformities caused by trauma, burns or congenital defect.
Isabel Terry, 26, from Bishopstown in Cork, was born with a congenital defect.

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