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International Journal of Nursing Education and Research
Year : 2018, Volume : 6, Issue : 1
First page : ( 12) Last page : ( 14)
Print ISSN : 2347-8640. Online ISSN : 2454-2660.
Article DOI : 10.5958/2454-2660.2018.00003.0

Case Report on Torch Syndrome with Multiple Anomalies in Neonate

Gomathi S.*, Theresa P. Latha

Associate Professor, NRI College of Nursing, Chinakakani, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh

*Corresponding Author E-mail: gmpsai12@gmail.com

Online published on 24 May, 2018.


Congenital anomalies in neonate can be prevented if measures are taken in preconception and antenatal period. Torch is the major infection leading to neonatal mortality and morbidity. Toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus and herpes simplex infection leads to multiple congenital defects of neonate which is transmitted transplacental to fetus. It can leads to serious effects on fetus and neonate from miscarriage, IUGR, Heart defects, Brain malformations, Morphological abnormalities and others.



TORCH, infections, neonate, anomalies, congenital defects, herpes, cytomegalovirus, toxoplasmosis, rubella.


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