An epidemiological study of congenital malformations in rural children.
Children between 0-6 years of age from six villages of Ambala District were screened for congenital malformations.
Of 1371 children, malformations were observed in 30 (prevalence 22/1000).
Twenty children had major malformations were the commonest (37%) followed by musculoskeletal (30%), gastrointestinal (23%), central nervous system (13%) and genitourinary anomalies (6.6%). An etiological factor (maternal rubella infection or drug exposure during early pregnancy) could be ascertained in only 3 cases.
Mots-clés Pascal : Epidémiologie, Enfant, Nourrisson, Nouveau né, Malformation, Maladie congénitale, Facteur risque, Milieu rural, Inde, Prévalence, Homme, Asie
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Epidemiology, Child, Infant, Newborn, Malformation, Congenital disease, Risk factor, Rural environment, India, Prevalence, Human, Asia
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0116515
Code Inist : 002B30A01A2. Création : 09/06/1995.