A 27-year-old member asked:
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what features define torch syndrome?

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Dr. Michael Silverman
Specializes in Infectious Disease
5 : Cmv, herpes, rubella, syphilis, toxoplasmosis.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Torch syndrome: Infection of fetus or newborn, leading to fever, difficulty feeding, bleeding under skin, yellow skin, enlarged liver & spleen, hearing impairment. The torch stands for: toxoplasmosis, other agents, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012

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