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Pregnancy and fertility

Helen V. Firth, Jane A. Hurst and Judith G. Hall

in Oxford Desk Reference - Clinical Genetics

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ISBN: 9780192628961
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191725715 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780192628961.003.0203

Series: Oxford Desk Reference

Pregnancy and fertility

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Anterior abdominal wall defects - Assisted reproductive technology: in vitro fertilization (IVF), intracytoplasmic sperm injection (ICSI), and pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) - Bowed limbs - Club-foot (talipes) - Congenital cystic lung lesions, Currarino syndrome, and sacrococcygeal teratoma - Congenital diaphragmatic hernia - Cytomegalovirus (CMV) - Dandy–Walker malformation - Drugs in pregnancy - Female infertility and amenorrhoea: genetic aspects - Fetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) - Fetal anticonvulsant syndrome (FACS) - Fetomaternal alloimmunization (rhesus D and thrombocytopenia) - Hyperechogenic bowel - Hypoplastic left heart - Imaging in prenatal diagnosis - Invasive techniques and genetic tests in prenatal diagnosis - Low maternal serum oestriol - Male infertility: genetic aspects - Maternal age - Maternal diabetes mellitus and diabetic embryopathy - Maternal phenylketonuria (PKU) - Miscarriage and recurrent miscarriage - Oedema—increased nuchal translucency, cystic hygroma, and hydrops - Premature ovarian failure (POF) - Radiation exposure, chemotherapy and landfill sites - Renal tract anomalies - Rubella - Short limbs - Toxoplasmosis - Twins and twinning - Varicella - Ventriculomegaly

Chapter.  40811 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Clinical Genetics

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