Rubella Syndrome, Congenital


Congenital Rubella Syndrome

Congenital Rubella Syndromes

Rubella Syndromes, Congenital

Syndrome, Congenital Rubella

Syndromes, Congenital Rubella

Transplacental infection of the fetus with rubella usually in the first trimester of pregnancy, as a consequence of maternal infection, resulting in various developmental abnormalities in the newborn infant. They include cardiac and ocular lesions, deafness, microcephaly, mental retardation, and generalized growth retardation. (From Dorland, 27th ed)