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What are the causes of congenital heart disease?
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Dr. David Rothfeld
Radiology
In brief: ??????
The most common cause is that we have no direct cause for congenital heart defects.
They can be associated with certain genetic conditions such as down's syndrome. I also think in my distant memory that there are some that can be drug/chemically induced.

In brief: ??????
The most common cause is that we have no direct cause for congenital heart defects.
They can be associated with certain genetic conditions such as down's syndrome. I also think in my distant memory that there are some that can be drug/chemically induced.
Dr. David Rothfeld
Dr. David Rothfeld
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Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: Multiple
Congenital heart defects are a collection of issues that could be devastating early or of almost no consequence even in the long.
As there are a variety of maladies, the causes are multiple as well. Environmental factors, genetic abnormalities in either of the parents and a combination of these factors lead to congenital heart defects.

In brief: Multiple
Congenital heart defects are a collection of issues that could be devastating early or of almost no consequence even in the long.
As there are a variety of maladies, the causes are multiple as well. Environmental factors, genetic abnormalities in either of the parents and a combination of these factors lead to congenital heart defects.
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
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