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Saturday, July 17, 2010

20 Most Bizarre Congenital Defects/Abnormalities | HealthMad

20 Most Bizarre Congenital Defects/Abnormalities | HealthMad

Some peculiar abnormalities found here.
Congenital disorder or malformation is a birth defect. It is a result of genetic abnormalities, the intrauterine (uterus) environment, errors of morphogenesis, a chromosomal abnormality, or a complex mix and unknown factors.
Here’s a list of some of the most unusual birth defects.

Aglossia


(Photo courtesy of Indian Society of Pedodontics and Preventive Dentistry)
Aglossia is the absence of tongue at birth. This tongue anomaly is frequently found in persons who have other congenital or developmental defects particularly limb and other cranio-facial defects.

Read more: http://healthmad.com/conditions-and-diseases/20-most-bizarre-congenital-defectsabnormalities/#ixzz0tyqcQdzp

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