congenital anomaly


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congenital anomaly

[kən′jen·əd·əl ə′näm·ə·lē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional abnormality of the human body that develops before birth. Also known as birth defect.
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67%) cases had associated risk factors like consanguineous marriage, family history of diabetes mellitus, congenital anomaly, previous history of delivering anomalous baby and as shown in Table 4.
We observed several statistically significant associations between IQR increases in spatial air pollutant exposure estimates and congenital anomaly groups (see Supplemental Material, Table S2): co-arctation of the aorta and [NO.
A report, published today by the British Isles Network of Congenital Anomaly Registers (Binocar), shows that out of the 35,765 births in Wales in 2011, 1,039 had a birth defect.
25 We found that rates and absolute educational inequality in stillbirth caused by congenital anomaly tended to decrease in Quebec, despite an increase in prevalence of obesity and diabetes and the proportion of pregnancies at advanced ages.
DS was the most frequently observed congenital anomaly.
For the first time we have operated on a complex congenital anomaly in a girl who suffered from a rare condition.
Finally, the study could not determine the cost effectiveness of the Superfund program because "there is no standard measure of the willingness to pay to avoid a congenital anomaly so it is difficult to develop a monetary benefit of these clean-ups.
Dr Bell said: "Pregnancy poses a risk for all women, however there is an increased risk for women with diabetes as having a pregnancy affected by a congenital anomaly is twice as likely to occur.
Splenogonadal fusion is a rare congenital anomaly that affects both sexes, with a male-to-female ratio of 16:1.
Preduodenal portal vein (PDPV) is a rare congenital anomaly first described in 1912 by Begg (1) in a pig embryo.
Case infants were those with any congenital anomaly diagnosed in the first year of life, who were matched with up to 10 controls (infants without a congenital anomaly) for maternal age, urban or rural residence, gestational age, and diabetes status.

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