Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D
Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D: Introduction
Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D: Actinomycin D (a pharmaceutical drug - chemotherapy, antibiotic) is a recognized developmental toxicant and exposure to it has the potential to negatively affect a developing baby. The severity and range of negative effects experienced can vary greatly depending on the chemical, the stage of pregnancy at which the exposure occurred and the duration, level and nature (e.g. inhalation, skin exposure, ingestion) of the exposure. Developmental toxicity can include such things as low birth weight, birth defects, fetal death and behavioral and psychological problems. Sometimes the effects may not manifest until the baby becomes older.
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causes, and treatments of Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D is available below.
Symptoms of Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D
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Treatments for Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D
- Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for pregnant mothers, legislation to ban teratogenic agents, research and warnings on medications, and appropriate workplace strategies to minimise exposure for workers at risk
- Cessation or reduction of potentially harmful medications in pregnancy
- Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the mother has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
- Appropriate neonatal and ongoing surveillance and care for affected Babies and children
- more treatments...»
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Home Diagnostic Testing
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- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Child General Health: Home Testing
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Causes of Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D
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Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D: Undiagnosed Conditions
Commonly undiagnosed diseases in related medical categories:
Misdiagnosis and Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D
Mild worm infections undiagnosed in children: Human worm infestations, esp. threadworm, can be overlooked in some cases,
because it may...read more »
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical...read more »
Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the
more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed
(it...read more »
Rare type of breast cancer without a lump: There is a less common form
of breast cancer called inflammatory breast cancer.
Its symptoms can be an inflammation of the breast tissue, such as with a breast rash
with...read more »
Blood pressure cuffs misdiagnose hypertension in children: One known misdiagnosis issue
with hyperension, arises in relation to the simple equipment used to test blood pressure.
The "cuff" around the arm to measure blood...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians....read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See ...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Children with migraine often misdiagnosed: A migraine often fails to be
correctly diagnosed in pediatric patients.
These patients are not the typical migraine sufferers, but migraines can also occur in children.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety disorders...read more »
Undiagnosed celiac disease in pregnancy harms fetus: The failure
to diagnose the common but less known digestive disease celiac disease (see symptoms of celiac disease)
is linked to adverse...read more »
Misdiagnosed weight-related causes of infertility: A woman's weight status
can affect her level of fertility.
Although obesity or overweight can in themselves...read more »
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Developmental toxicity -- Actinomycin D: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Poisoning / Toxicology Specialists:
- Child Health Specialists (Pediatrics):
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