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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Torch Syndrome (Overview)

TORCH Syndrome is an infection of a developing fetus or baby spread from the mother. It can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or protozoa. Symptoms are diverse, and may cause severe abnormalities in the fetus or even death.


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What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

Non-infectious : Intracranial calcification and microcephaly, which represent the main clinical features of the torch-syndrome, can also be determined by a rare autosomal recessive infection-like condition named pseudo-torch syndrome. This emerging entity has been registered in eight families so far. It also called: baraitser-reardon syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
8 doctors shared insights

Torch Syndrome (Overview)

TORCH Syndrome is an infection of a developing fetus or baby spread from the mother. It can be caused by a virus, bacteria, or protozoa. Symptoms are diverse, and may cause severe abnormalities in the fetus or even death.


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What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

Multitude: Torch stands for several infections: toxoplasmosis, other (syphilis), rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes virus. These can affect the fetus so the baby is born with a congenital infection. To read more go to this link: http://www.Childrenshospital.Org/az/site2044/mainpages2044p1.Html. ...Read more

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Managing Restless Leg Syndrome (Checklist)

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What are the tests for torch syndrome?

What are the tests for torch syndrome?

TORCHES: The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests that check the presence of antibodies for several different infections that may be present. TORCH stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and HIV, but it can also include other newborn infections. Sometimes the test is spelled TORCHS, where the extra "S" stands for syphilis. ...Read more

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What causes pseudo-torch syndrome?

Non-infectious : Intracranial calcification and microcephaly, which represent the main clinical features of the torch-syndrome, can also be determined by a rare autosomal recessive infection-like condition named pseudo-torch syndrome. This emerging entity has been registered in eight families so far. It also called: baraitser-reardon syndrome. ...Read more

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What features define torch syndrome?

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What features define torch syndrome?

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. ...Read more

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What are the tests for torch syndrome?

TORCHES: The TORCH screen is a group of blood tests that check the presence of antibodies for several different infections that may be present. TORCH stands for toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus, herpes simplex, and HIV, but it can also include other newborn infections. Sometimes the test is spelled TORCHS, where the extra "S" stands for syphilis. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of torch syndrome?

Multitude: Torch stands for several infections: toxoplasmosis, other (syphilis), rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes virus. These can affect the fetus so the baby is born with a congenital infection. To read more go to this link: http://www.Childrenshospital.Org/az/site2044/mainpages2044p1.Html. ...Read more

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