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What is Acutane embryopathy?

What is Acutane embryopathy?

  • Acutane embryopathy: A rare disorder caused by fetal exposure to retinoids and resulting in mental and physical birth defects.

Acutane embryopathy is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Acutane embryopathy, or a subtype of Acutane embryopathy, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acutane embryopathy: Introduction

Types of Acutane embryopathy:

Broader types of Acutane embryopathy:

What causes Acutane embryopathy?

Causes of Acutane embryopathy: see causes of Acutane embryopathy

What are the symptoms of Acutane embryopathy?

Symptoms of Acutane embryopathy: see symptoms of Acutane embryopathy

Acutane embryopathy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Acutane embryopathy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Acutane embryopathy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Acutane embryopathy: Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Acutane embryopathy.
Treatments for Acutane embryopathy: see treatments for Acutane embryopathy

Name and Aliases of Acutane embryopathy

Main name of condition: Acutane embryopathy

Other names or spellings for Acutane embryopathy:

Fetal Retinoid Syndrome, retinoic acid embryopathy, accutane, fetal effects of, isotretinoin embryopathy, isotretinoin teratogen syndrome, isotretinoin, fetal effects of, Accutane-exposed pregnancies, Isotretinoin (RoAccutane) embryopathy

Accutane-exposed pregnancies, Isotretinoin (RoAccutane) embryopathy, Isotretinoin embryopathy
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Acutane embryopathy: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Acutane embryopathy:

  • Prenatal and postnatal growth retardation
  • Malformations of the skull and facial (craniofacial) region
  • Central nervous system abnormalities
  • Heart abnormalities

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