Neonatal Syndromes And Congenital Effects

Congenital disorder exists in an infant even before birth and is call as birth defect. Structural abnormalities are the most common type of congenital defects. Causes and symptoms are variable. The substance which causes an anomaly in infants is called as teratogen. Some disorders can be detected through prenatal screening.

Genetic syndromes in newborn’s are diagnosed after birth. Most of the defects are caused due to inheritance and are mostly rare.