Major and minor birth malformations and antiepileptic drugs.

  title={Major and minor birth malformations and antiepileptic drugs.},
  author={Sabine Koch and G L{\"o}sche and E Jager-Rom{\"a}n and Stefan Jakob and Dietz Rating and A W Deichl and Hans Helge},
  volume={42 4 Suppl 5},
In a study of infants of parents with epilepsy, malformations were twice as prevalent in these children as in controls. Children of mothers with epilepsy had more minor anomalies than those of fathers with epilepsy or controls. At 1 year of age, a greater number of minor anomalies was seen in children of mothers with epilepsy who had received treatment with antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) during pregnancy, whereas at 4 years, no difference was observed. Type of epilepsy, seizures during pregnancy… CONTINUE READING

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