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TORCH syndrome

 

Definition: a group of infections, seen in neonates, which have crossed the placental barrier with similar clinical manifestations, although symptoms may vary in degree and time of appearance: toxoplasmosis, other infections, rubella, cytomegalovirus infection, and herpes simplex.

See Also: STORCH

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