Enfermedades/defectos cardíacos congénitos

Also known as: anomalías congénitas, trastornos congénitos

¿Qué son los defectos de nacimiento y las anomalías congénitas?

Toda característica física inusual o problema de salud existente desde el nacimiento de un bebé se conoce como defecto de nacimiento o anomalía congénita. Pueden ser de leves a graves. Algunos incluso pueden poner en riesgo la vida del bebé y requerir tratamiento médico inmediato.

Reviewed by: Jack Wolfsdorf, MD, FAAP

This page was last updated on: 26/06/2019 3:28:56 p. m.

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