CONGENITAL PROBLEMS AND ABERRATIONS OF NORMAL BREAST DEVELOPMENT AND INVOLUTION
- Prenatal test linked to limb abnormalities. // HealthFacts;May92, Vol. 17 Issue 156, p6
Informs that a higher than expected rate of limb abnormalities has been identified among babies born to women who underwent chorionic villus sampling (CVS). Use of this test to detect genetic abnormalities; Advantages of this test over amniocentesis; Report in `Obstetrics and Gynecology';...
- Why so many birth defects. // Mother Jones;Jan85, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p14
Why so many birth defects in American babies? Twelve percent of American babies are born with birth defects, and we still don't know the causes. Although some birth defect clusters have appeared close to environmentally polluted areas, government epidemiologists remain unwilling to say any...
- Quality control of birth defect registry data: A case study. Schulman, Jane; Hahn, Judith A. // Public Health Reports;Jan/Feb93, Vol. 108 Issue 1, p91
Presents a study that estimates the chances that children who meet the California Birth Defects Monitoring Program's (CBDMP) reportability criteria are included in the registry and that the information abstracted for each reportable case is accurate. Methods; Results; Discussion. INSETS:...
- Birth defects surveillance and the future of public health. Hanson, James W. // Public Health Reports;Nov/Dec95, Vol. 110 Issue 6, p698
Comments on the problems associated with birth defects in children. Why birth defects are an important public health problem; Research done on the topic.
- Are we doing enough? // Christian Century;12/5/84, Vol. 101 Issue 34, p1150
Major birth defects or congenital anomalies occur in approximately 8.3% of all live births, but many are not reported or recorded. The first basic step in research leading to their prevention is accurate knowledge of how often and where they occur.
- Kabuki make-up syndrome associated with an acquired hypogammaglobulinemia and anti-IgA antibodies. Hostoffer, Robert W.; Bay, Carolyn A. // Clinical Pediatrics;May96, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p273
Reports on the case of a ten-year-old child with kabuki make-up syndrome, a pattern of malformation composed of mental retardation, dysmorphic facial and structural features and increased susceptibility to infection. Recurrence of infections since infancy; Recommendation for therapy;...
- Causes for birth defects are being sought. // Newsweek;3/16/87, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p63
Three of every 100 babies will be born with major defects. Environmental threats don't seem to affect the rate much, but neither do great advances in genetics. Meanwhile, the study of malformations (teratology) is still relatively neglected and research is spotty. Advances to date; Areas of...
- Every parent's nightmare. // Newsweek;3/16/87, Vol. 109 Issue 11, p56
A father's story of the birth of his handicapped child. The handicap was unexpected and tragic and changed the whole family's life, but not just for the worse. Family's feelings; Problems.
- Congenital Nasal Pyriform Aperture Stenosis: A Diagnostic Clue to Solitary Maxillary Central Incisor prior to Eruption in Three Infants. Lo, Fu-Sung; Lee, Kuo-Sheng; Chen, Lih-Sheng; Hung, Han-Yang; Hsu, Chyong-Hsin; Lin, Shuan-Pei; Lee, Yann-Jinn // Journal of Otolaryngology;Jan/Feb1999, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p51
Presents reports of various case studies conducted on congenital nasal pyriform aperture stenosis in Taiwan. Birth history and observations of the physical examination done on a four-month old boy; Analysis of the medical complications found in a 12-day old female baby at a hospital in Taiwan;...