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Maternal Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution and Congenital Limb Deficiencies in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study

Citation

Choi, Giehae; Stingone, Jeanette A.; Desrosiers, Tania A.; Olshan, Andrew F.; Nembhard, Wendy N.; Shaw, Gary M.; Pruitt, Shannon; Romitti, Paul A.; Yazdy, Mahsa M.; & Browne, Marilyn L., et al. (2019). Maternal Exposure to Outdoor Air Pollution and Congenital Limb Deficiencies in the National Birth Defects Prevention Study. Environmental Research, 179(Pt. A), 108716. PMCID: PMC6842662

Abstract

BACKGROUND: Congenital limb deficiencies (CLDs) are a relatively common group of birth defects whose etiology is mostly unknown. Recent studies suggest maternal air pollution exposure as a potential risk factor. AIM: To investigate the relationship between ambient air pollution exposure during early pregnancy and offspring CLDs.

URL

http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2019.108716

Reference Type

Journal Article

Journal Title

Environmental Research

Author(s)

Choi, Giehae
Stingone, Jeanette A.
Desrosiers, Tania A.
Olshan, Andrew F.
Nembhard, Wendy N.
Shaw, Gary M.
Pruitt, Shannon
Romitti, Paul A.
Yazdy, Mahsa M.
Browne, Marilyn L.
Langlois, Peter H.
Botto, Lorenzo D.
Luben, Thomas J.
the National Birth Defects Prevention Study

Year Published

2019

Volume Number

179

Issue Number

Pt. A

Pages

108716

PMCID

PMC6842662

Reference ID

13071