congenital defect


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congenital defect

An anatomic or physiologic abnormality that is present at birth.
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Morgagni hernia: an interesting congenital defect of the diaphragm.
The proforma/questionnaire for history taking included detailed information regarding type of congenital defect and associated defects, subtype of defect, history of consanguineous relationship between the parents and degree of consanguinity.
Congenital defects are abnormalities of structure or function present at birth.
In view of the complexity of this congenital defect, it has been a challenge to deal with the special needs of individuals with OC during routine healthcare assistance.
Ali is suffering from meningocele, a congenital defect that results in a short tail- like structure
A Though they may sound similar, a genetic disorder and a congenital defect are actually very different.
Lian, of Church Street, Langley Park, County Durham, was diagnosed with Fallot's Tetrology, a congenital defect which left a hole in her heart when she was just a young girl.
The next year, Yilmaz and Altuntas reported the case of a 19-year-old man with a congenital defect on the posteroinferior portion of the septum.
The cubs were born with a congenital defect of unformed upper eyelid, said the director of the State Agency on Environment and Forestry of the Kyrgyz Republic Biymyrza Toktoraliev.
The author was born with a congenital defect which required her left foot be amputated by the age of four: by age eight she'd had dozens of operations and lost nearly her entire leg--and become the 'poster child' for the March of Dimes.
Milagros Cerron, whose first name means "miracles" in Spanish, was born with a rare congenital defect known as sirenomelia, or mermaid syndrome, which left her legs connected from her heels to her groin.
Alex Padilla, D-Van Nuys, is back at work after brain surgery to correct a congenital defect, but he has been thrust immediately into the real world of politics.

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