Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Rubella Symptoms

Symptoms of rubella include:

Rubella Congenital

Rubella is easily transmitted from a pregnant mother to the developing fetus. About 1 in 4 women who are infected with rubella during pregnancy, will deliver a child with birth defects. This is called congenital rubella syndrome.

Congenital rubella syndrome may cause the following birth defects:

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Last Updated: Jan 4, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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