• abnormalities
  • Most infants with Lenz microphthalmia syndrome also exhibit additional physical abnormalities, such as malformations of the head and facial (craniofacial) area. (rarediseases.org)
  • Sometimes babies born with choanal atresia also have other abnormalities: coloboma heart defects mental retardation growth impairment others (see also CHARGE syndrome) Also any condition that causes significant depression of the nasal bridge or midface retraction can be associated with choanal atresia. (wikipedia.org)
  • infants
  • In addition, infants with Lenz microphthalmia syndrome often exhibit malformations of the fingers and/or toes (digits). (rarediseases.org)
  • A 2012 epidemiological study looked at atrazine, a commonly used herbicide in the U.S., and found that women who lived in counties in Texas with the highest levels of this chemical being used to treat agricultural crops were 80 times more likely to give birth to infants with choanal atresia or stenosis compared to women who lived in the counties with the lowest levels. (wikipedia.org)