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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 1998;41(6):1698-1703.
Published online January 1, 2001.
The Clinical Study of Congenital Anomalies.
Y W Kim, S J Kim, S Y Hur, G SR Lee, Y Lee, E J Kim, S K Song, S P Kim
Clinical analysis was carried out on 108 cases with congenital anomalies among 6757 newborns delivered at St. Family Hospital, Catholic University from Jan. 1, 1993 to Dec. 31, 1995. The results are following: 1. Among the total 6,757 newborns, the incidence of congenital anomalies was 1.59%. 2. The incidences of congenital anomalies of over 36 years old showed 4.68%, that of 31~35 years old was 1.88%, that of 26~30 years old was 1.62%, and that of 21~25 years was 0.70%. 3. The incidence of congenital anomalies according to parity was the highest in over the para 3 (4.25%) and that of primipara was 1.94%. 4. The incidence of congenital anomaly in male babies was 1.62% and that of female was 1.57%. 5. The incidence of congenital anomalies in below 2500 gm of fetal body weight (15.4%) was higher than in above 2500 gm of fetal body weight (0.8%). 6.When classified according to the type of congenital anomalies, the rate of the incidences in urogenital system were 26.3%, 23.4% in central nervous system, 16.1% in digestive system, 13.1% in musculoskeletal system, 9.5% in skin, 7.3% in cardiopulmonary system, 2.9% in fetal tumor, and 2.2% in chromosomal anormaly syndrome. 7. Among 137 cases of congenital anomaly babies, 94 case anomaly babies were detected by antenatal ultrasonographic examination, and then the rate of antenatal ultrasonographic detection was 67.8%.
Key Words: Congenital anomalies, Ultrasonography

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