Congenital Disorders

Congenital Disorders are disorders that exist at birth, as distinct from disorders that you “acquire” later in life (Acquired Disorders). Congenital disorders include birth defects, fetal disorders, and genetic disorders (including chromosome disorders). ...

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Introduction: Congenital Disorders

Congenital: Present from the time of birth. ...Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH)1 ...

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Causes List for Congenital Disorders

Some possible causes of Congenital Disorders or similar disorders may include:2

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Types of Congenital Disorders

Types of congenital disorders include:

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Types of Congenital Disorders

What are the types of birth defects? There are two main categories of birth defects. Structural Birth Defects Structural birth defects are related to a problem with body parts and structure. These can include:

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Genetics of Congenital Disorders

A myriad of genes, as well as environmental factors, are believed to control the complex and integrated processes necessary for fetal development. When one or more of these processes goes awry, it can result in the birth of an individual ...3

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References

  1. Source: RDCRN (NCATS/NIH): rarediseasesnetwork.org/ cms/ bvmc/ Learn-More/ Glossary
  2. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  3. Source: NCBI, Genes and Disease (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ books/ NBK22262/ 

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