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Maternal Use of Hypophyseal or Hypothalamic Hormones and Infant Congenital Malformations

  • Bengt Källén
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Abstract

A weak increase in malformation risk may exist after use of gonatotropin releasing hormones but this may be a result of subfertility. No teratogenic effect of drugs used at diabetes insipidus is seen but the number of exposures studied is low.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bengt Källén
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  1. 1.Tornblad Institute for Comparative EmbryologyLund UniversityLundSweden

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