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This newborn displayed symptoms of a birth defect known as an atretic right ear. In this case, the atretic right ear deformity was a VACTERL association disorder, which is short for vertebral defects, anal atresia, cardiac defects, tracheo-esophageal fistula, renal anomalies, and limb abnormalities. VACTERL association, or a nonrandom association of specific newborn abnormalities, include to name a few, vertebral dysgenesis, anal defect, cardiac anomalies, tracheoesophageal fistulae, esophageal atresia, radial limb and renal anomalies.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. James W. Hanson
Creation Date:1973
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