Jan 22, 2014 ... Teratogens may affect the embryo or fetus in a number of ways, causing physical ... The common anomalies were small head circumference, ...


Most common congenital malformations demonstrate multifactorial inheritance with a threshold effect and are determined by a combination of genetic and.


Mar 4, 2016 ... There are billions of potential teratogens, but only a few agents are proven to have teratogenic effects. These effects can result in a baby being ...


Sep 11, 2009 ... This page describes harmful substances, called teratogens, which a woman should ... for a special group of infections that can affect the developing baby during pregnancy. ... However, these conditions are not very common.


A teratogen is any agent that causes an abnormality following fetal exposure during ... The effect is related to type of agent, dose and duration, and time of exposure. ... It is the most common known non-genetic (non-inherited) cause of mental ...


The physical effects of teratogens are widely varied (see individual conditions for ... Syndactyly: fusion of two or more fingers or toes; most common congenital ...


A teratogen is something that can cause or raise the risk for a birth defect in a baby. ... As a baby grows in the womb, teratogens may affect parts of the baby's body as they are forming. ... This is a common ingredient in some pain medicines.


Learn what a teratogen in pregnancy is, relevant time lines during gestation, the most common examples, their effects on developing fetuses, and...


This manuscript discusses the teratogenic effects of well-documented environmental ... There is no proof that human congenital malformations have been caused by ... Phenotypic facial abnormalities similar to those of FAS suggest a common ...


Teratogens affect morphogenesis, development and differentiation through cell ... effect on several tissues, but different teratogens may produce common effects.