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The condition known as what is a congenital defect

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
PDA : If no other problem than the repaired pda, then risks return virtually to normal. Sometimes more than one problem is present however.
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Dr. Renee Harris
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Born with: The word congenital means it was present at birth. So anything noted at birth would qualify as a genetic defect.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Nope.: All interventions for open neural tube defects aim at preventing further neuronal loss and cannot restore damage already done. That is why fetal inter ... Read More
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Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
CHD: Congenital heart defects (chd) come in varied forms. Some are common (asd and vsd) and others are very rare (criss cros heart). Some are extremely cri ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
See answer: Metabolism of vit d (d2 and d3) from the skin and intestine into its biologically and hormonally-active form known as 1, 25-dihydroxycholecalciferol ( ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience Cardiology
Scarring: Scarring due to rheumatic heart disease due to infection with certain subtypes of group a beta hemolytic streptococcus.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shalabh Bansal
12 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: There are two ways of closing an ASD - via surgery (suture closure) or via a umbrella like device by cath (device examples are amplatzer and helex). Y ... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Levens
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Usually acquired: Although there can be congenital nasal deformities, they are rare and most commonly the septum becomes deviated either by trauma or simply begins to d ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Calf pain: Consider muscle strain most likely. Other causes may be congenital or metabolic.
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Dr. Cristina Carballo
38 years experience Neonatology
Depends: This depends on the genes that are affected. Some genes regulate heart formation, others regulate metabolism or liver function. There are many congen ... Read More
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