abnormality


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abnormality

[ab·nȯr′mal·ə·tē]
(science and technology)
Any deviation from normal characteristics.
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Although there have been few studies on congenital abnormalities of the ribs, we did not find any study that used MDCT in the evaluation of congenital rib abnormality.
Two-thirds of the deaths (<<=18) were attributed to the associated congenital abnormality.
Is intervention possible in case any abnormality is diagnosed in the foetus?
Women on oral contraceptive pills, intrauterine contraceptive device, and the presence of fibroid, any medical or bleeding disorder that could have led to menstrual abnormality were excluded from our study.
Over half of the patients were found to have a soft-tissue abnormality (58%).
The study results indicated that roughly one in nine of the enrolled women had a uterine abnormality that was detectable by hysteroscopy, but finding and correcting these problems had no effect on pregnancy outcomes.
Since 2003, every child diagnosed has been tested for this abnormality.
This type of abnormality isattributed to the abnormal wound healing following the damage of the propodus (Nakatani et al.
The main cytogenetic abnormality was hyperdiploidy (47 to >65 chromosomes) in 42 (32.
Had the parents been aware of the severity of the abnormality that was missed, they claim that they would have elected to terminate the pregnancy.