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What is Neonatal tetanus?

What is Neonatal tetanus?

Neonatal tetatnus or "tetatnus neonatorum" is a tetanus infection of the newborn baby. The infection is usually caught from another ...more »

  • Neonatal tetanus: Muscle tetanus of the very young infant.

Neonatal tetanus: Introduction

Types of Neonatal tetanus:

Broader types of Neonatal tetanus:

What causes Neonatal tetanus?

Causes of Neonatal tetanus: see causes of Neonatal tetanus
Cause of Neonatal tetanus: Usually caught from mother or relative and infected via a lack of umbilical cord hygiene or circumcision hygiene.

What are the symptoms of Neonatal tetanus?

Symptoms of Neonatal tetanus: see symptoms of Neonatal tetanus

Can anyone else get Neonatal tetanus?

More information: see contagiousness of Neonatal tetanus
Inheritance: see inheritance of Neonatal tetanus

Neonatal tetanus: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Neonatal tetanus.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Neonatal tetanus.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Neonatal tetanus: Infectious Disease Specialist, Neonatologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Neonatal tetanus.
Treatments for Neonatal tetanus: see treatments for Neonatal tetanus
Prevention of Neonatal tetanus: see prevention of Neonatal tetanus
Research for Neonatal tetanus: see research for Neonatal tetanus

Name and Aliases of Neonatal tetanus

Main name of condition: Neonatal tetanus

Class of Condition for Neonatal tetanus: bacterial

Other names or spellings for Neonatal tetanus:

Tetanus Neonatorum

Neonatal tetanus: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Neonatal tetanus:


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