[Pregnant women living in areas of endemic fluorosis in Senegal and low birthweight newborns: case-control study].

@article{Diouf2012PregnantWL,
  title={[Pregnant women living in areas of endemic fluorosis in Senegal and low birthweight newborns: case-control study].},
  author={Mame Nah{\'e} Diouf and Daouda Dougoumal{\'e} Ciss{\'e} and C M Mb Lo and Mouhamed Abdallah Ly and Daouda Faye and O. Kha{\"i}ri Ndiaye},
  journal={Revue d'epidemiologie et de sante publique},
  year={2012},
  volume={60 2},
  pages={
          103-8
        }
}
BACKGROUND In developing countries, maternal and neonatal mortality is high. Among the causes of death during the neonatal period, low birth weight is crucial. A dose of fluoride beyond 2mg/L causes enamel damage, possibly affecting the fetus. The aim of this study was to search for an association between dental fluorosis in the mother and low birthweight of the newborn. METHODOLOGY This was a case-control study performed in an endemic area in Senegal (Diourbel). It included 108 mothers who… CONTINUE READING
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