congenital malformation


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congenital malformation

Congenital defect A heterogenous group of structural defects, which are usually identified at birth Major CMs, US PDA, hypospadias, clubfoot, ventricular septal defect, hydrocephalus, Down syndrome, hip dislocation, valve stenosis and/or atresia, pulmonary artery stenosis, microcephalus, cleft lip ± cleft palate, spina bifida, rectal atresia and stenosis, polydactyly, supernumerary nipples, branchial clefts, abdominal wall defects

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Q. Is it a birth defect in children? I know about the causes of autism. Is it a birth defect in children?

A. it's not an easy answer i'm afraid...there are congenital differences, but no "birth defect" that we can detect. there's a good pdf file that gives a full explanation about it...i think you'll find it useful:
http://209.85.129.132/search?q=cache:U7PHTfTAZhYJ:www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf+http://www.nichd.nih.gov/publications/pubs/upload/autism_overview_2005.pdf&hl=iw&ct=clnk&cd=1&gl=il

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Congenital malformations at a referral hospital in Gorgan, Islamic Republic of Iran.
After gross observation and dissection, congenital malformation was seen in 16 (14.
Circumvallate placenta is known to be associated with late abortions, preterm deliveries, abruptio placentae, foetal growth restriction, non-reassuring foetal heart rate patterns, increased perinatal mortality and congenital malformations (1, 3-5).
However, the risk of major congenital malformation was not high according to the above study.
We obtained the data of female patients who were hospitalized during a 31-year period (January 1, 1983-December 31, 2014) and diagnosed with a congenital malformation of the genital tract by screening the medical records of PUMCH.
Objective: To determine the prevalence and pattern of congenital malformations among neonates in a teaching hospital.
Congenital malformation prevalent among Egyptian children and associated risk factors.
Despite amazing advances in science and technology, detection of causes of congenital malformation still remain obscure in most of the cases and only few identifiable factors led the scientist to rethink the situation which is global burden.
On the other hand, of the 24 female neonates, 12 (50%) died due to prematurity and its complications, 6 (25%) died due to lethal congenital malformations, 3 (13%) died due to a specific diagnosis, and 1 (4%) died due to birth asphyxia.
3% Table-3: Congenital Malformations in Oligohydramnios Congenital Malformation Number Hydronephrosis 03 Hydrocephalus 01 Meningocele 01 Diaphragmatic Hernia 01 Multiple congenital anomalies 01
As a result of these conflicting data, more extensive epidemiologic study is needed to identify etiology of this very rare congenital malformation.
Objectives: To determine the frequency of congenital nasolacrimal duct obstruction in children having congenital malformations of the eyes coming to the tertiary care eye hospital.

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