Congenital Deformity

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Congenital deformities

  • Amniotic Band Syndrome and Cleft Lip & Palate - Riley was born with ABS affecting fingers on both hands and two toes on her left foot. She was also born with a cleft lip and cleft palate. Read her story and see her picturres.

  • Amniotic Band Syndrome Site - is a set of congenital birth defects believed to be caused by entrapment of fetal parts (usually a limb or digits) in fibrous amniotic bands while in utero.

  • Clubfoot Club. The - Clubfoot or talipes is a congenital deformity of the foot that occurs in approximately 1:1000 births with half of them being bi-lateral (both feet) and it is twice as common in boys as in girls.

  • Merck Manual, The - A discussion about congenital anomalies and its causes, diagnosis and its treatment.

  • Virtual Library: Developmental Biology - Resource for gametogenesis, fertilization through to organogenesis and morphogenesis. Also relationship to gene regulation, evolution, diseases and congenital defects. Maintained by the Society for Developmental Biology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.

  • Wide Smiles - amniotic banding - Discusses amniotic banding as a syndrome. Highlights individual stories, including author's son, Joey.

Congenital Heart Defects

  • Children's Health Information Network - Information about email support groups for families and individuals affected by congenital heart defects and childhood onset heart disease.

  • CongenitalHeartDefects.com - Information, resources and support for families and individuals dealing with congenital heart defects. Definitions of CHDs and medical terms, extensive list of support groups and hospitals.

  • Cyanotic Congenital Birth Defects - Information on a wide variety of congenital heart defects, from Mama's Health.

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