Propylthiouracil embryofetopathy

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Propylthiouracil embryofetopathy

Synonyms: PTU embryofetopathy | PTU embryopathy | Propylthiouracil embryopathy

Propylthiouracil embryofetopathy is a rare teratologic disease characterized by variable congenital anomalies resulting from maternal treatment and prenatal exposure to propylthiouracil. Anomalies frequently encountered include ear malformations (e.g. accessory auricle preauricular sinus/fistula/cyst) urinary system malformations (e.g. isolated unilateral kidney congenital hydronephrosis) gastrointestinal anomalies (e.g. congenital bands with intestinal malrotation) and cardiac defects (e.g. situs inversus dextrocardia cardiac outflow tract defects).

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