Teratogenesis

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  • 1. 
    __________________ are Anatomical or Structural abnormalities present at birth.
  • 2. 
    Approx 20% of __________ _________ are due to presence of Congenital Malformations
  • 3. 
    A ________ is any substance causing abnormal structures in an embryo
  • 4. 
    A term that is derived from the Greek Word __________ which means "Monster"
  • 5. 
    What is the Term for : Certain structures that are sensitive to specific teratogenic agents at given times and ONLY AT GIVEN TIMES?
  • 6. 
    __________ will cause Fatal Cataracts ONLY if the fetus is infected while the lens is undergoing development
  • 7. 
    What are the Categories that Teratogens are divided into?**Hint there are 3**
    • A. 

      Drugs / Chemical Agents

    • B. 

      Cold

    • C. 

      Radiation

    • D. 

      Heat

    • E. 

      Animals

  • 8. 
    With Radiation studies on Post Hiroshima babies showed an increase in the rate of?***Name the 3 Congenital Malformations associated with Radiation on Post Hiroshima babies
    • A. 

      Microcephaly (Small Head)

    • B. 

      Facial Clefting

    • C. 

      Skeletal Malformations

    • D. 

      IUGR

    • E. 

      Mental Retardation

  • 9. 
    The Teratogen HEAT is defined as?
    • A. 

      Hypothermia

    • B. 

      Hyperthermia

  • 10. 
    With the Teratogen HEAT Exposure between ____ to ____ weeks increases the risk for Congenital Malformations
  • 11. 
    Name the 5 Congenital Malformations that are of increased risk with HEAT
    • A. 

      IUGR

    • B. 

      Mental Retardation

    • C. 

      Microcephaly (Small Head)

    • D. 

      Skeletal Malformation

    • E. 

      Facial Clefting

    • F. 

      Micrognathia (Small Jaw)

    • G. 

      Neural Tube Defects

  • 12. 
    What Category of Teratogens vary considerable in their effects. Some cause Severe Malformations, where as others may cause varying degrees of Mental Retardation or Growth Retardation?
  • 13. 
    Name the Categories that the FDA system ranks drugs in Pregnancy from Mild to Severe*****Category : __, __, __, __, __
  • 14. 
    Category A drugs are drugs that have been tested for _________ during pregnancy and have been found to be ______
  • 15. 
    Category B drugs are drugs that have been used alot during pregnancy and ______ cause major birth defects or other problems
  • 16. 
    Category C are drugs that are more likely to cause _________________________?
  • 17. 
    Category D drugs are drugs that have a clear health risk for the Fetus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Category X Drugs are........
    • A. 

      Drugs that have been tested to be Safe in Pregnancy

    • B. 

      Drugs that do not cause major Birth Defects

    • C. 

      Drugs that have been shown to cause birth defects and should never be taken during pregnancy

  • 19. 
    Category A include drugs such as .........**Hint the first medicine in each answer is the most important to the Category**
    • A. 

      Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Aspartame, Pepcid, Cortisone, Insulin (for Diabetes), and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before 3rd trimester

    • B. 

      Thyroid medicine in moderation, or in prescribed doses, Folic Acid, and Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Some Antidepressants, Compazine, Sudafed, Diflucan, Cipro

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer Alcohol, Lithium (used to treat Manic Depression), Dilantin

    • E. 

      DES (Diethylstilbestrol), Sedative, Accutane, Tegison or Soriatane (Used to treat Psoriasis)

  • 20. 
    Category B include drugs such as.......**Hint the first medicine in each answer is the most important to the Category**
    • A. 

      Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Aspartame, Pepcid, Cortisone, Insulin (for Diabetes), and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before 3rd trimester

    • B. 

      Thyroid medicine in moderation, or in prescribed doses, Folic Acid, and Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Some Antidepressants, Compazine, Sudafed, Diflucan, Cipro

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer Alcohol, Lithium (used to treat Manic Depression), Dilantin

    • E. 

      DES (Diethylstilbestrol), Sedative, Accutane, Tegison or Soriatane (Used to treat Psoriasis)

  • 21. 
    Category C include drugs such as........**Hint the first medicine in each answer is the most important to the Category**
    • A. 

      Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Aspartame, Pepcid, Cortisone, Insulin (for Diabetes), and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before 3rd trimester

    • B. 

      Thyroid medicine in moderation, or in prescribed doses, Folic Acid, and Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Some Antidepressants, Compazine, Sudafed, Diflucan, Cipro

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer Alcohol, Lithium (used to treat Manic Depression), Dilantin

    • E. 

      DES (Diethylstilbestrol), Sedative, Accutane, Tegison or Soriatane (Used to treat Psoriasis)

  • 22. 
    Category D include drugs such as.......**Hint the first medicine in each answer is the most important to the Category**
    • A. 

      Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Aspartame, Pepcid, Cortisone, Insulin (for Diabetes), and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before 3rd trimester

    • B. 

      Thyroid medicine in moderation, or in prescribed doses, Folic Acid, and Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Some Antidepressants, Compazine, Sudafed, Diflucan, Cipro

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer Alcohol, Lithium (used to treat Manic Depression), Dilantin

    • E. 

      DES (Diethylstilbestrol), Sedative, Accutane, Tegison or Soriatane (Used to treat Psoriasis)

  • 23. 
    Category X include drugs such as......**Hint the first medicine in each answer is the most important to the Category**
    • A. 

      Antibiotics, Acetaminophen (Tylenol), Aspartame, Pepcid, Cortisone, Insulin (for Diabetes), and Ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin) Before 3rd trimester

    • B. 

      Thyroid medicine in moderation, or in prescribed doses, Folic Acid, and Vitamin B6

    • C. 

      Some Antidepressants, Compazine, Sudafed, Diflucan, Cipro

    • D. 

      Chemotherapy drugs to treat cancer Alcohol, Lithium (used to treat Manic Depression), Dilantin

    • E. 

      DES (Diethylstilbestrol), Sedative, Accutane, Tegison or Soriatane (Used to treat Psoriasis)

  • 24. 
    What drug was used as an a Anti-emetic, withdrawn in 1961
  • 25. 
    What drug was prescribed to women in 1960-1975 to reduce the risk of miscarriage
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