Congenital Anomaly

Congenital Anomaly

A congenital disorder, also known as a congenital disease, deformity, birth defect, or anomaly, is a condition existing at or before birth regardless of cause. Of these disorders, those characterized by structural deformities are termed "congenital anomalies" and involve defects in a developing fetus.

Causes

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Chlorination disinfection byproducts (DBPs) - Water contaminantStudy
SmokingStudy
Solvents ExposureStudy
Passive SmokingStudy
Agent orangeStudy
Pesticides ExposureStudy
AntidepressantsStudy

Aggravating Factors

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