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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Before the causal relationship between Zika virus and neurologic congenital anomalies (1), especially microcephaly (2), was established, no evidence associated flavivirus with congenital malformations in humans, although postnatal complications have been described (3).
We searched for all articles from MEDLINE, PUBMED (January 1958 - December 2017) using the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) terms "Congenital defects, congenital malformations" and "consanguinity" limited to the English language, which yielded more than 100 articles.
Contribution of congenital malformations to perinatal mortality.
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.
The analysis took into account live births registered in the Polish Registry of Congenital Malformations (PRCM) from birth to 2 years of age, in which isolated gastroschisis (Q79.3) and omphalocele (Q79.2) were recognized.
The prevalence of congenital malformation and its correlation with consanguineous marriages.
Conclusion: Congenital Malformations are not rare in our community and central nervous system is the most commonly affected system.
The prevalence of congenital malformation in our study was 21.5 per 1000 total births.
Among the five cases of PND, three infants died due to lethal congenital malformations (including trisomy 18), one died due to grade IV intraventricular hemorrhage, and one due to sepsis.
[5] The purpose of this study was to estimate the incidence of congenital malformations and to study the outcome in oligohydramnios.

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