expanded rubella syndrome
expanded rubella syndromeNeonatology A complex of symptoms that may affect infants with the congenital rubella syndrome; in addition to the typical findings of rubella–congenital heart disease, corneal clouding, microcephaly, mental retardation, deafness, ERS Sx include hepatosplenomegaly, thrombocytopenic purpura, intrauterine growth retardation, interstitial pneumonia, myocarditis, metaphyseal bone lesions. See Congenital rubella syndrome, TORCH.
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