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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

All humans have diverse sex traits which are initially ambiguous in utero. For some humans, variations of natural ambiguity continue (whether related to chromosomal, hormonal or anatomical diversities). Ambiguous genitalia occur in approximately... Read more...

Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018
The degree of difficulty involved in diagnoses of cleft lip and palate depends on the severity of the condition. Cleft lip/palate is obvious in more severe cases. Careful examination with a bright light and a tongue depressor is required in the... Read more...
Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a serious congenital abnormality associated with:

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH) is the preferred term for the disease previously referred to as congenital dislocation of the hip since it recognises that presentation can follow a normal examination of the hips in the newborn period.... Read more...

Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Gastroschisis is characterised by the herniation of bowel and other abdominal contents through an abdominal wall defect usually located just to the right of the umbilicus.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated21 Nov 2018

Hypospadias is a common condition affecting newborn males where the urethra opens on the ventral surface of the penis and doesn't reach the tip. This topic covers types, differential diagnosis and management of the neonate with hypospadias.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Anomalies of the musculoskeletal system in neonates may be evident as:

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

The neural tube normally closes between 15 and 28 days after conception, failure of closure results in a neural tube defect (NTD). A meningomyelocele is the most common NTD.

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Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

Oesophageal atresia (OA) and tracheo-oesophageal fistula often occur together. Oesophageal atresia is when the oesophagus ends blindly and is not in continuity with the stomach. This means food cannot reach the stomach. The baby is at risk of... Read more...

Published Date15 Mar 2018
Last Updated23 Nov 2018

A single umbilical artery (SUA) is a malformation of the umbilical cord where only one artery instead of two is present. It may be associated with other birth defects.

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