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How does one describe the teratogen rubella?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Potentially severe.

Microcephaly, seizures, cataracts, deafness, and delays in neurodevelopmental milestones can be seen with fetal rubella infection.
In general, the earlier the infection the more rare and severe if is. The later, the more mild and common the fetal infection.

In brief: Potentially severe.

Microcephaly, seizures, cataracts, deafness, and delays in neurodevelopmental milestones can be seen with fetal rubella infection.
In general, the earlier the infection the more rare and severe if is. The later, the more mild and common the fetal infection.
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