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Summary
INFECTIONS OF THE NEWBORN (TORCH) DD
Incidence of fetal infections due to selected organisms (1 per 100 live births) : Cytomegalovirus: 5-25 Rubella: 4-30 Toxoplasma gondii: 0.5-1 Herpes simplex: rare Treponema pallidum: 0.1
symptoms
anemia
blindness, visual loss, visual impairment
cataract
chorioretinitis
corneal clouding
failure to thrive
glaucoma
growth retardation, poor growth
heart involvement
hepatomegaly (large liver)
hernia
hydrocephalus
hydrops fetalis
jaundice
mental retardation
microcephaly (<2 SD for age)
motor retardation
myocarditis
onset, neonatal
petechiae
pneumonia
prematurity, premature delivery
retinitis pigmentosa
seizures
skeletal changes, skeletal abnormalities
skin rash, eczematous or seborrhoic
splenomegaly (large spleen)
thrombopenia, thrombocytopenia
laboratory finding
CT, brain, abnormalities -
Literature
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Haas DKelley RI, Hoffmann GFInherited disorders of cholesterol biosynthesisNeuropediatrics320113-1222001
Frenkel Jet al.Increased urinary leukotriene E(4) during febrile attacks in the hyperimmunoglobulinaemia D and periodic fever syndromeArch Dis Child850185-1892001
Haas DKelley RI, Hoffmann GFInherited disorders of cholesterol biosynthesisNeuropediatrics320113-1222001