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The severe congenital scalp defect in this infant occurred in the Adams-Oliver syndrome, which is a disruption sequence associated with limb reduction anomalies and scalp and skin defects as a result of amniotic bands. Figure 1.91. The severe congenital scalp defect in this infant occurred in the Adams-Oliver syndrome, which is a disruption sequence associated with limb reduction anomalies and scalp and skin defects as a result of amniotic bands. Figure 1.92. The same infant...

Perinatal Infection

Cocci Lesions

The immediate and long-term effects of perinatal infection are a major problem throughout the world. Perinatal infection is relatively common among the over 4 million births per year in the United States but the incidence is dependent upon the organism. One percent of newborn infants excrete cytomegalovirus. Fifteen percent are infected with Chlamydia trachomatis one-third develop conjunctivitis and one-sixth, pneumonia. One to eight per 1,000 live births develop bacterial sepsis. In utero or...