TITLE

Air pollution and congenital anomalies

AUTHOR(S)
Ritz, Beate
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2010, Vol. 67 Issue 4, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
49179871

 

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