2 doctors weighed in:

What are the signs of fetal Dilantin syndrome?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: Several.

Phenytoin is a known human teratogen even in therapeutic doses.
It can cuase: fetal arrhythmia, cleft palate, heart defects and psychomotor delay.

In brief: Several.

Phenytoin is a known human teratogen even in therapeutic doses.
It can cuase: fetal arrhythmia, cleft palate, heart defects and psychomotor delay.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Thank
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology

In brief: Dilantin

Fetal hydantoin syndrome can occur in infants exposed to Dilantin while in the uterus during pregnancy.
The common features include hirsutism (they are hairy), growth restriction, mild mental retardation and congenital anomalies such as cleft lip & palate, wide set eyes and small ends of the fingers.

In brief: Dilantin

Fetal hydantoin syndrome can occur in infants exposed to Dilantin while in the uterus during pregnancy.
The common features include hirsutism (they are hairy), growth restriction, mild mental retardation and congenital anomalies such as cleft lip & palate, wide set eyes and small ends of the fingers.
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Dr. Bryan Treacy
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Adam Levy
Board Certified, Obstetrics & Gynecology
33 years in practice
1M people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors