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I Have a Congenital Malformation

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    Very Minor

    My mother took the antibiotic tetracycline while she was pregnant with me. Like thalidomide, it causes developmental changes in the fetus, but much less severe. All it does is causes staining of the enamel of the adult teeth. So my baby teeth were white, but my adult teeth...
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    May 25, 2011


    I was born with a crooked spine, some of my cervical vertebrae are fused together, and I have only one kidney. It's called Klippel-Feil syndrome. This is something I've never really felt comfortable talking about openly, even though it's not that bad. Many people who meet me...
    mspac mspac
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Jul 23, 2007
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