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March 1975

Chondrodysplasia Punctata: Is Maternal Warfarin Therapy a Factor?

Author Affiliations

From the departments of radiology (Drs. Becker and Genieser) and pathology (Drs. Finegold and Miranda), New York University Medical Center; and the Department of Radiology, Yale-New Haven (Conn) Hospital (Dr. Spackman). Dr. Miranda is now with the Universidade de Minais Gerais, Belo Harizonte, Brazil, and Dr. Spackman is now with the Children's Hospital, Philadelphia.

Am J Dis Child. 1975;129(3):356-359. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1975.02120400056013

Two patients had the Conradi-Hunermann type of chondrodysplasia punctata. The mothers of both had taken warfarin sodium (Coumadin) throughout their pregnancies. A possible relationship between the disease of the infant and the anticoagulant therapy is suggested.

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