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Asymmetric crying face in a newborn with isotretinoin embryopathy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22612313     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report a newborn with asymmetric crying face and other anomalies whose mother had taken isotretinoin during the first month of pregnancy. We hypothesize that asymmetric crying face is a finding of retinoic acid embryopathy and results from the intrauterine effects of retinoic acid on the development of the depressor anguli oris muscle or the mandibular branch of the facial nerve.
Dilek Sarici; Mustafa Ali Akin; Selim Kurtoglu; Kazim Uzum; Aslihan Kiraz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2012-05-21
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric dermatology     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1525-1470     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Dermatol     Publication Date:    2013 Nov-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-11-28     Completed Date:  2014-08-18     Revised Date:  2014-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8406799     Medline TA:  Pediatr Dermatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e289-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© 2012 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Drug-Induced / pathology*
Acne Vulgaris / drug therapy*
Dermatologic Agents / administration & dosage,  adverse effects
Ear / abnormalities*
Facial Asymmetry / pathology*
Facial Muscles / abnormalities*
Infant, Newborn
Isotretinoin / administration & dosage,  adverse effects*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dermatologic Agents; EH28UP18IF/Isotretinoin

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