What birth defects are associated with isotretinoin?

Dr. Doris Day, MD
Some of the birth defects that are associated with oral isotretinoin are as follows:
  • Skull abnormalities/deformities
  • Ear abnormalities/deformities
  • Deafness
  • Cleft palate
  • Brain abnormalities/deformities
  • Heart abnormalities/deformities
  • Hormonal abnormalities
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