Congenital rubella syndrome

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Congenital rubella syndrome

Synonyms: CRS | Fetal rubella syndrome | Mother-to-child transmission of rubella syndrome

An infectious embryofetopathy that may present in an infant as a result of maternal infection early in pregnancy and subsequent fetal infection with rubella virus. The disorder can lead to deafness cataract and variety of other permanent manifestations including cardiac and neurological defects.

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