fetal hydantoin syndrome


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fe·tal hy·dan·to·in syn·drome

a syndrome resulting from maternal ingestion of hydantoin analogue (for example, phenytoin), characterized by growth deficiency, mental deficiency, dysmorphic facies, cleft palate and/or lip, cardiac defects, and abnormal genitalia.

fetal hydantoin syndrome

A congenital complex caused by in utero exposure to anticonvulsants, affecting the infants of pregnant ♀ being treated with these agents Clinical Growth retardation, microcephaly, midfacial hypo- or dysplasia, hypertelorism, short nose, broad depressed nasal bridge, cleft lip and palate, onychodigital dysplasia, cardiac malformations, mental retardation, rarely neuroblastoma. See Fetal trimethadione syndrome.

fe·tal hy·dan·to·in syn·drome

(fētăl hī-dantō-in sindrōm)
Syndrome resulting from maternal ingestion of a hydantoin analogue; involves growth deficiency, mental deficiency, dysmorphic facies, cleft palate and/or lip, and cardiac defects.