Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent: Introduction
Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent: There is strong evidence to indicate that the development of Syphilis during pregnancy may have a teratogenic effect on the fetus. A teratogen is a substance that can cause birth defects. The likelihood and severity of defects may be affected by the stage of pregnancy that the exposure occurred at.
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causes, and treatments of Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent is available below.
Symptoms of Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
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Treatments for Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
- Exposure avoidance including strategies such as public education for pregnant mothers, and vaccination campaigns to minimize the disease in the community for selected viral agents
- Screening and treatment in pregnancy - can minimize or prevent damage to fetus
- Immunisation before pregnancy for prevention of certain viral illnesses
- Avoidance of infected individuals to prevent risk of transmission
- Surveillance and appropriate obstetric management of pregnancies where the mother has been exposed to potentially teratogenic agents
- more treatments...»
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Causes of Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
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Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent
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 conditions,
such as a stroke or ...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...read more »
Spitz nevi misdiagnosed as dangerous melanoma skin cancer: One possible misdiagnosis to
consider in lieu of melanoma is spitz nevi.
See melanoma and spitz nevi....read more »
Mild traumatic brain injury often remains undiagnosed: Although the symptoms
of severe brain injury are hard to miss,
it is less clear for milder injuries, or even those causing a...read more »
MTBI misdiagnosed as balance problem: When a person has symptoms
such as vertigo or dizziness, a diagnosis of brain injury may go overlooked.
This...read more »
Brain pressure condition often misdiagnosed as dementia: A condition
that results from an excessive pressure of CSF within the brain is often misdiagnosed.
It may be misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease or dementia (such as Alzheimer...read more »
Post-concussive brain injury often misdiagnosed: A study found that soldiers who had
suffered a concussive injury in battle often were misdiagnosed on...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...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 fetal outcomes.
See misdiagnosis of...read more »
Vitamin B12 deficiency under-diagnosed: The condition of Vitamin B12 deficiency
is a possible misdiagnosis of various conditions, such as multiple sclerosis (see symptoms of...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 reduce fertility, there are...read more »
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Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Syphilis -- Teratogenic Agent: Rare Types
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