Air pollution and congenital anomalies

Ritz, Beate
April 2010
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2010, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p4
Academic Journal
The article reports that preterm birth and childhood and adult morbidity is induced by congenital anomalies. It states that some of the structural defects on newborns is attributed to chromosomal or syndromic disorders known as teratogenic or fetotoxic agents. It notes that maternal smoking during pregnancy can affect the placenta and the fetus.


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