Congenital Genetic Disorders

Congenital Genetic Disorders Photo
A congenital disorder, also known as a congenital disease, deformity, birth defect, or anomaly, is a condition existing at or before birth regardless of cause. Birth defects may be the result of genetic or environmental factors. Genetic disorders or diseases are all congenital, though they may not be expressed or recognized until later in life. Genetic diseases may be divided into single-gene defects, multiple-gene disorders, or chromosomal defects. This includes errors of morphogenesis, infection, epigenetic modifications on a parental germline, or a chromosomal abnormality. Birth defects are present in about 3% of newborns in USA. Congenital anomalies resulted in about 632,000 deaths per year in 2013 down from 751,000 in 1990.  The type with the greatest numbers of deaths are congenital heart disease (323,000), followed by neural tube defects (69,000). Endocrine disruptor, the DDT was shown to induce miscarriages, interfere with the development of the female reproductive system, cause the congenital hypothyroidism and susceptibly childhood obesity. Congenital anomalies resulted in about 632,000 deaths per year in 2013 down from 751,000 in 1990.

Are you interested in

Mail us at

General Enquiries
geneexpression@alliedconferences.org
More details about sponsorship:sponsors@alliedacademies.com
Copyright © 2017-2018 Allied Academies, All Rights Reserved.