Birth Defects in the Community

Case Studies on Detection and Follow-up

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A case study of birth defect (Club feet)

A case study of birth defect (Club feet) S 28 years (second gravida she has an 8 years old male baby) had a male baby born on 7.12.16 weighed 2.9 kg at birth. The child was born after a C section at district hospital. She had 3 USGs in pregnancy all was well and the...

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Case Study: Tumor in the center of neck

A case study of birth defect (Tumor in the center of neck) S 20 years old delivered a male child after 37 weeks of pregnancy after a normal delivery at community health center. The birth weight was 3500 grams. An ultrasound sound at 6 months of pregnancy showed a...

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A case study of birth defect (Spina bifida)

A case study of birth defect (Spina bifida) M is 28 years old second gravida she delivered on 14.11.2015, a male child at sub district hospital by C section. She weighed 3 kg at birth. During 6 months of her pregnancy an ultrasound showed that the baby had a defect in...

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A case study of birth defect (cleft clip)

R 30 years old third gravida delivered on 27.3.17 a male child by C section at GH Ambala. She has one living child and delivered one still birth. She became pregnant only 8 months after the still born child. She had 3 USG and these were all normal she was very nervous...

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Case Study: Tumor on the side of head

A case study of birth defect (Tumor on the side of head)   P 32 years old second gravida delivered a male child who weighed 2075 grams at birth. The child was born after 15 years of her previous pregnancy. This was a very precious child. Her first ultrasound was...

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Case Study: Lumbar spina bifida without hydrocephalus

Story of a Child with Lumbar spina bifida Presentation Male child was born normally to a 30 years old female after 40 weeks gestation. The child was born normally by vaginal delivery which was conducted by a general nurse midwife. He weighed 3500 grams at birth. Birth...

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Case Study: Talipes equinovarus

Story of a Child with Club foot  Presentation Female child was born after 40 weeks of gestation to a 22 years old woman at RIMARY Health Center (PHC) in Naharpur, Haryana, by normal vaginal delivery conducted at PHC by doctor. The baby weighed 3000 grams at the time...

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Case Study: Neural Tube Defects (NTD)

Story of a Child with Spina bifida Presentation Male child was born at 40 weeks of gestation to a 25 year old mother out of consanguineous marriage. The baby was delivered at a tertiary hospital by normal vaginal delivery conducted by a doctor in Shahzadpur, Haryana....

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