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Common causes of Birth defects

Introduction:

This information shows the various causes of Birth defects, and how common these diseases or conditions are in the general population. This is not a direct indication as to how commonly these diseases are the actual cause of Birth defects, but gives a relative idea as to how frequent these diseases are seen overall.

  • 5 diseases that are "very common".
  • 2 diseases that are "common".
  • 2 diseases that are "uncommon".
  • 1 disease that is "rare".
  • 7 diseases that are "very rare".
  • 389 diseases without any prevalence information.

    Causes of Birth defects that are very common

    The following causes of Birth defects are diseases or medical conditions that affect more than 10 million people in the USA:

    Causes of Birth defects that are common

    The following causes of Birth defects are diseases or conditions that affect more than 1 million people in the USA:

    Causes of Birth defects that are uncommon

    The following causes of Birth defects are diseases or conditions that affect more than 200,000 people, but less than 1 million people in the USA:

    Causes of Birth defects that are rare

    The offical US government definition of a "rare" disease is one that affects 200,000 people or less. The following causes of Birth defects appear in the population at a rate of less than 200,000 people per year in the USA:

    Causes of Birth defects that are very rare

    The following causes of Birth defects appear in the population at a rate of substantially less than 200,000 people per year in the USA:

    Causes of Birth defects without any prevalence information

    The following causes of Birth defects are ones for which we do not have any prevalence information.

    All Causes of Birth defects

    The full list of all possible causes for Birth defects described in various sources is as follows:

    See full list of possible disease causes of Birth defects

    Drug side effect causes of Birth defects

    The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins may possibly cause Birth defects as a side effect.

    See detailed list of 5 drug side effect causes of Birth defects

    Birth defects: Tools

    Conditions listing medical symptoms: Birth defects:

    The following list of conditions have 'Birth defects' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

    Select from the following alphabetical view of conditions which include a symptom of Birth defects or choose View All.

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    Conditions listing medical complications: Birth defects:

    The following list of medical conditions have 'Birth defects' or similar listed as a medical complication in our database.

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