Maternal smoking and craniosynostosis.

  title={Maternal smoking and craniosynostosis.},
  author={Karin K{\"a}ll{\'e}n},
  volume={60 3},
To investigate a possible association between maternal smoking during pregnancy and craniosynostosis (premature closure of one or more of the cranial sutures), a study was conducted using Swedish health registries. Infants with craniosynostosis (n = 304) without a known chromosome anomaly were selected among 1,413,811 infants born between 1983-1996 with known smoking exposure in early pregnancy. A statistically significant association between maternal smoking and craniosynostosis was found… CONTINUE READING
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