Fetal hydantoin syndrome

The fetal hydantoin syndrome refers to a spectrum of features that can develop in a small proportion (~ 10% 5) of women taking the anti-epileptic drug phenytoin (DilantinTM) during pregnancy.

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rID: 13974
System: Obstetrics
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Hydantoin embryopathy
  • Phenytoin embryopathy
  • Dilantin embryopathy
  • Fetal phenytoin syndrome

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