0 Congenital rubella syndrome

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Congenital rubella syndrome

Triad :
  1. Sensorineural deafness (58% of patients)
  2. Eye abnormalities—especially "Salt-and-pepper" retinopathy, cataract and microphthalmia (43% of patients)
  3. Congenital heart disease—especially patent ductus arteriosus (50% of patients)
Other heart defects :
  • Peripheral pulmonary stenosis
  • VSD
  • ASD is rare
Congenital Cataracts (white pupils) due to congenital rubella syndrome


Other abnormalities to remember :
Microcephaly (Mental Retardation)
















Image Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cataracts_due_to_Congenital_Rubella_Syndrome_(CRS)_PHIL_4284_lores.jpg

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