Prevalence of congenital abnormalities in Turkish school children.
19750 school children, ages 6 to 15 years, were examined by the authors of this study. 1,220 (6.18%) had congenital abnormalities.
In this group, 4.23% were boys and 1.88% were girls.
Case histories revealed inbreeding amongst the parents (families) of children with congenital malformation to be 8.9% and 8.2% for the rest of the families in this study.
There were 27 different congenital abnormalities identified, with prevalence rates of 0.05/1,000 to 15.85/1,000.
The most prevalent abnormalities were umbilical hemia (15.15/1000), inguinal hemia (14.50/1,000), pectus carinatum and excavatum (7.68/1,000), undescended testes (9.00/1,000 boys), congenital news (3.54/1,000), retractile testis (4.45/1,000 boys), pilonidal sinus (2.63/1,000), pes planus (2.28/1,000), and hemangioma (1.16/1,000).
Mots-clés Pascal : Malformation, Enfant, Homme, Age scolaire, Epidémiologie, Prévalence, Etiologie, Turquie, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Malformation, Child, Human, School age, Epidemiology, Prevalence, Etiology, Turkey, Asia
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 93-0649871
Code Inist : 002B23A. Création : 199406.