Congenital Rubella Syndrome
Rubella is an infection caused by a virus. If a pregnant women becomes infected she can pass the infection to the unborn baby. This infection can lead to severe birth defects, miscarriage or stillbirth. The health problems due to the infection are called congenital rubella syndrome.
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Last reviewedSeptember 2012by Michael Woods, MD
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