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Peds Ch 3

Test 1

Ages and stages include primary development domains: physical, intellectual, language, and social emotional. Questionnaire asks parents about developmental skills common in children 1 month to 5.5 yo.
congenital anomalies birth defects. classified as deformations, disruptions, dysplasias, or malformations.
deformations often caused by extrinsic mechanical forces on normally developing tissue. Ex: club foot caused by uterine constraint.
disruption result from the breakdown of previously normal tissue. Ex: congenital amputations caused by amniotic bands.
dysplasias result from abnormal organization of cells into a particular tissue type. Ex: abnormalities of teeth, hair, or nails.
malformations are abnormal formations of organs or body parts resulting from an abnormal developmental process. Most occur before 12 weeks of gestation. Ex: cleft lip.
syndrome recognized pattern of anomalies resulting from a single specific cause.
association a nonrandom pattern of malformations for which a cause has not been determined.
sequence when a single anomaly leads to a cascade of additional anomalies.
teratogens agents that cause birth defects when present in the prenatal environment, such as drugs, chemicals, infectious agents, physical agents, and metabolic agents.
Created by: tkulwicki