Module 4: Introduction to Diagnosis of Selected Congenital Anomalies
By the end of this module, participants will be able to:
- describe basic congenital anomaly characteristics;
- describe features and subtypes of selected congenital anomalies;
- recognize and differentiate the various types of spina bifida;
- recognize omphalocele and differentiate it from gastroschisis;
- recognize and differentiate the various types of limb reduction defects (limb deficiencies).
Note: This module is linked to Chapter 4 of WHO/CDC/ICBDSR Birth defects surveillance: a manual for programme managers.
Evaluation Questions 4
- Which of the following is preferred when collecting congenital anomalies surveillance data?
- Which of the following is NOT considered a neural tube defect?
- Which of the following describe a type of anencephaly?
- Which of the following is a sessile cystic lesion protruding through a defect in the skull that may contain herniated meninges and brain tissue and is commonly located in the occipital region, except in South-East Asia, where it is commonly anterior?
- How do the clinical presentations of omphalocele and gastroschisis differ?
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