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Gender and Associated Skeletal Abnormalities in Fetuses with Neural Tube Defects.
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PMID:  23438795     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Objective: To determine the association between gender and skeletal defects in fetuses with NTDs. Methods: 150 NTD fetuses have been examined in three years' course (01.2006-01.2009) in the Clinic of Fetopathology at the Center for Maternity and Neonatology, Tunis. Results: The most common gender associated anomalies for males are cleft palate, anomalies in the form and attachment of the outer ear and the agenesis of corpus callosum. For women, they are distortions of the spine and "frog" face. Conclusion: The proven associations in the study are important indicators in the purposeful search for NTDs in early prenatal ultrasound diagnosis.
Authors:
Tanya Todorova Kitova; Emilia Karaslavova; Soumeya Siala Gaigi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-2-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal and pediatric pathology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1551-3823     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Publication Date:  2013 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-2-26     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101230972     Medline TA:  Fetal Pediatr Pathol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Medical University of Plovdiv , Plovdiv , Bulgaria.
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