Arch Dis Child 66:641-642 doi:10.1136/adc.66.5.641
  • Research Article

Teratogenic effect of carbamazepine.

  1. V Vestermark,
  2. S Vestermark
  1. Department of Paediatrics, Glostrup Hospital, Denmark.


      A girl was born to a mother who had undergone treatment for epilepsy with carbamazepine during pregnancy. The infant had dysmorphic features and was physically and mentally retarded. We consider that the malformations were the result of the maternal treatment with carbamazepine.