Cytomegalovirus, Rubella, Toxoplasmosis, Herpes Simplex Virus, and Varicella

Sonya S. Abdel-Razeq, Sarah N. Cross, Heather S. Lipkind, Joshua A. Copel

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Maternal infections with the TORCH viruses (toxoplasmosis, rubella, cytomegalovirus [CMV], and herpes simplex) as well as varicella can develop multiple sequelae depending on the timing of infection and variable responses. Common effects include central nervous system abnormalities, growth restriction, and fetal hydrops.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationObstetric Imaging
Subtitle of host publicationFetal Diagnosis and Care: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780323497367
ISBN (Print)9780323445481
StatePublished - 2018


  • Fetal growth restriction
  • Fetal hydrops
  • Intracranial calcifications
  • Intrauterine infection
  • TORCH infection
  • Ventriculomegaly

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