Common congenital disorders
- cleft lip and cleft palate.
- cerebral palsy.
- Fragile X syndrome.
- Down syndrome.
- spina bifida.
- cystic fibrosis.
- heart conditions.
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What are the 5 most common birth defects?
- Anophthalmia / Microphthalmia.
- Anotia / Microtia.
- Cleft Lip / Cleft Palate.
- Congenital Heart Defectsplus icon. Atrial Septal Defect. Atrioventricular Septal Defect. Coarctation of the Aorta.
- Diaphragmatic Hernia.
- Down Syndromeplus icon. Data and Statistics. Growth Charts.
- Esophageal Atresia.
What are the worst birth defects?
Rare birth defects include:
- 22q11. 2 deletion syndrome (DiGeorge Syndrome and Velocardiofacial syndrome)
- Albinism, ocular.
- Albinism, oculocutaneous.
- Anencephaly (a neural tube defect)
- Arnold-Chiari malformation (chiari malformation)
- CHARGE syndrome.
- Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
- Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
What is the number 1 birth defect?
Heart defects are the most common type of structural defect. Others include spina bifida, cleft palate, clubfoot, and congenital dislocated hip. When there is a problem with a baby’s body chemistry, it is called a metabolic birth defect.
How many babies are born with diseases?
Birth Defects Are CommonEvery 4 ½ minutes, a baby is born with a birth defect in the United States. That means nearly 120,000 babies are affected by birth defects each year. Birth defects are structural changes present at birth that can affect almost any part or parts of the body (e.g., heart, brain, foot).