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Hailey Dawson has something called Poland Syndrome, a birth defect that caused her to be born missing three fingers on her right hand.
Hailey was born with Poland Syndrome, a rare birth defect that led to he being born without three of her fingers on one of her hands.
He was diagnosed with VATER Syndrome, a condition involving multiple birth defects.
Hailey was born with Poland syndrome, a birth defect that caused her to be born missing three fingers on her right hand.
As mothers in other countries would learn, the drug—better known by its generic name, thalidomide—could cause horrible birth defects.
In addition to often causing flaky skin and lips, isotretinoin can cause birth defects, like heart, ear, eye, and nervous-system abnormalities.
Zika causes relatively mild symptoms in most adults but can cause severe birth defects in babies of some women infected during pregnancy.
Part of the treatment is five years of tamoxifen, which can cause birth defects.
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