Paediatrics – MCQ 38 – Congenital anomalies in a child born to a diabetic mother

Which of the following malformation in a newborn is specific for maternal insulin dependent diabetes mellitus?
A. Transposition of great arteries
B. Caudal regression
C. Holoprosencephaly
D. Meningmyelocele

Correct answer : B. Caudal regression

Caudal regression is the most specific anomaly in a child born to a diabetic mother.

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