JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE, vol.19, no.2, pp.115-117, 2006 (SCI-Expanded)
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JOURNAL OF MATERNAL-FETAL & NEONATAL MEDICINE
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
anticonvulsant drugs, limb defect, epilepsy, pregnancy, DRUGS
Kocaeli University Affiliated:
Women with epilepsy have a higher risk of having a dysmorphic child. We report on a child exposed prenatally to valproate and carbamazepine presenting with severe bilateral upper limb defect and phenotypic features of fetal valproate syndrome. Anticonvulsant drugs can cause severe birth defects, especially when used in combination.