vitamin A embryopathy

vitamin A embryopathy

A condition induced by in utero exposure to vitamin A analogues, which may be associated with cardiovascular (ventricular septal, aortic arch and conotruncal) defects, external ear deformity, cleft palate, micrognathia and central nervous malformations.
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vitamin A embryopathy

A condition induced by in utero exposure to vitamin A analogues, ±associated with cardiovascular–VSD, aortic arch, conotruncal defects, external ear deformities, cleft palate, micrognathia, CNS defects. See Category X drugs, Vitamin A, Vitamin A toxicity, Tretinoin.
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