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What're the causes of congenital anomalies?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Multifactorial.

Genetic, environmental, infectious, metabolic reasons or even developmental accidents can cause birth defects.
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In brief: Multifactorial.

Genetic, environmental, infectious, metabolic reasons or even developmental accidents can cause birth defects.
Taking Folic Acid at 1-5 mg daily throughout your reproductive life could prevent 95% of neural tube defects and up to 75% of cardiac defects.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Multifactorial

Depending on which disorder, causes include genetics, maternal alcohol or drug use, vitamin insufficiency, idiopathic, etc.

In brief: Multifactorial

Depending on which disorder, causes include genetics, maternal alcohol or drug use, vitamin insufficiency, idiopathic, etc.
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