Amelia (birth defect) - Wikipedia
Amelia is the birth defect of lacking one or more limbs.It can also result in a shrunken or deformed limb. The term may be modified to indicate the number of legs or arms missing at birth, such as tetra-amelia for the absence of all four limbs.
Birth Defects & Disorders - American Pregnancy Association
Congenital CMV and Birth Defects. Cytomegalovirus, or CMV, is a very common member of the herpes family of viruses. By age 40, half of the adult population has been infected…
Imperforate Anus: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatments
An imperforate anus is a birth defect that happens while your baby is still growing in the womb. This defect means that your baby has an improperly developed anus, and therefore can’t pass stool ...
National Birth Defect Registry - Birth Defect Research for ...
The National Birth Defect Registry is a comprehensive data collection project designed to help answer parents’ question “why my child”? The Registry was designed with a team of prominent scientists.
Bendectin - Birth Defect Fact Sheet
See our list of Fact Sheets covering the major categories of birth defects as well as “how to” guides for parents whose children have birth defects. Each fact sheet discusses how rare or common the birth defect is, causes of the birth defect, diagnosis, treatment and care. Birth Defect Fact Sheets
Facts about Anencephaly | CDC
Anencephaly is a serious birth defect in which a baby is born without parts of the brain and skull. It is a type of neural tube defect (NTD). As the neural tube forms and closes, it helps form the baby’s brain and skull (upper part of the neural tube), spinal cord, and back bones (lower part of ...
Craniosynostosis | Boston Children's Hospital
Mark Proctor, MD, neurosurgeon-in-chief Types of craniosynostosis. There are four main types of craniosynostosis: Sagittal synostosis is the most common type.Babies with this form of craniosynostosis have closing of the bones that make up the top and sides of the head.
Blindness - Sensory Birth Defects - Medic8
Blindness. Birth defects affect the structure or function of parts or systems in the body and this can result in many different developmental and health problems.
Birth defect numbers in children of Vietnam veterans alarm ...
Rates of cancer, learning disabilities and physical birth defects in the children of Vietnam veterans are staggering when compared to those in children of non-veterans.
Facts about Microcephaly | Birth Defects | NCBDDD | CDC
Microcephaly is a birth defect where a baby’s head is smaller than expected when compared to babies of the same sex and age. Babies with microcephaly often have smaller brains that might not have developed properly. Microcephaly is a condition where a baby’s head is much smaller than expected ...