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Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome

Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome: Introduction

Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome: A rare disorder caused by fetal exposure to phenytoin (anticonvulsant drug) and resulting in various abnormalities. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome is available below.

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Definitions of Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome:

Multiple abnormalities in infants whose mothers were treated for epilepsy with hydantoin anticonvulsants during pregnancy. The abnormalities include disorders of growth and mental development, dysmorphic facies, and osteoarticular, cardiovascular, and other anomalies. Neoplasms complicate some cases. - (Source - Diseases Database)

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

Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet

Related Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome Info

More information about Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome

  1. Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types

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