congenital disease


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congenital disease

[kən′jen·əd·əl di′zēz]
(medicine)
Any disorder or disease state that is present at birth.
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Upon consulting, we were informed about the narrowing of the vessel aorta and also discovered that this congenital disease could also lead to heart failure.
Despite being a congenital disease, our patient had lived asymptomatic until age 70 and had no complaint because of the tumor's tendency to grow outward of the stomach.
I know from experience the challenges they face, because I cared for and lost my youngest son due to complications from a rare congenital disease called trisomy 13," said Sen.
News & World Report's 2014-15 “America's Best Children's Hospitals Honor Roll” and among the Top 10 on Parents magazine's 2013 “Best Children's Hospitals” list, Nationwide Children's Hospital is one of the nation's largest not-for-profit freestanding pediatric healthcare networks providing care for infants, children and adolescents as well as adult patients with congenital disease.
Tahir Shamsi, a senior hematologist of the country said Thalassemia is a congenital disease that is transmitted to kids born to thalassaemia minor carrier parents.
This may be due to a multiple of reasons, including congenital disease, hormone imbalance, genetic and nutritional defects.
With the incidence of congenital disease on the rise in Qatar, Hamad General Hospitals' Paediatric Cardiology section has seen a total of 5,075 visits at the Outpatient Clinic in 2013, according to Hamad Medical Corporation's Paediatric Cardiology chief Dr Reema Yousef Kamal.
Zhang is accused of falsely claiming that her child had a congenital disease, according to Weinan Intermediate People's Court.
Brad is a 17-year-old hunter afflicted with osteogenesis imperfecta, a congenital disease characterized by brittle bones that are prone to breakage.
Biliary atresia' is a congenital disease, where the common bile duct between the liver and the small intestine is blocked or absent.
The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) will expand a service which provides free heart surgeries for children with congenital disease to different countries across the globe.

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