In utero infection

Last revised by Dr Bruno Di Muzio on 25 Apr 2015

In utero infections, also known as congenital infections, can result from a vast number of etiological organisms and account for 2% to 3% of all congenital anomalies 4

Pathology

Associations

There is some evidence to suggest an association of in utero infection with adult onset schizophrenia 1

Radiographic features

Antenatal ultrasound

Intracranial sequel are most commonly observed. Other general features include:

More detailed epidemiology, radiographic features and pathology are best discussed under individual topics.

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