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Fetal Warfarin Syndrome
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Fetuses exposed to warfarin during pregnancy are at an increased risk of developing an embryopathy known as fetal warfarin syndrome or warfarin embryopathy. The most consistent anomalies are nasal hypoplasia and stippling of vertebrae or bony epiphyses. Management of pregnant patients ...
Fetal exposure to maternal ingestion of warfarin is known to produce certain dysmorphic features in the neonate, known as fetal warfarin syndrome (FWS). There is a general consensus that maternal intake of warfarin at a daily dose of 5 mg or less is safe both for the infant and the mother.
Warfarin is a synthetic oral anticoagulant that crosses the placenta and can lead to a number of congenital abnormalities known as fetal warfarin syndrome. Our aim is to report on the follow-up from birth to age 8 years of a patient with fetal warfarin syndrome. He presented significant ...