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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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.
The life-threatening congenital disease hTTP is caused by a deficiency in the enzyme ADAMTS13, which can lead to clotting in the microvasculature with associated organ morbidities.
Spina bifida, the second most common congenital disease in the world, is a malformation of the central nervous system associated with incomplete closure of the neural tube.
Treatment of tracheostenosis due to granulation at the tracheostomy site in pediatric patients with congenital disease is often difficult for three main reasons.
IWe recently sold at auction a limited edition print by Bryan Pearce - no 27/75, signed and dated 1976, Walter Bryan Pearce 1929-2007, was recognised as one of the UKs leading naive artists, suffering since childhood with the rare congenital disease phenylketonuria that causes damage to the brain.
congenital disease in which the capability of blood
However, in practice, breast feeding in patients with congenital disease is many times replaced by an alternative way of feeding for precaution, as the infant may present tiredness, strain and lack of coordination of sucking-swallowing-breathing functions, making difficult the gain of weight and leading to the risk of bronchoaspiration..
Of these, 50 had congenital heart disease, from which 46 were found to have various degree of malnutrition, giving a prevalence of 92% among children with congenital disease and 0.11% in the general population.
Meanwhile, for Keano, nine, who has a congenital disease, the dilemma is more critical.
Meanwhile, for nine-year-old Keano, who has a congenital disease, the dilemma is more critical.
Dyskeratosis congenita (DC) is a rare congenital disease involving integumentary system.
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. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children's faculty train the next generation of pediatricians, scientists and pediatric specialists.

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