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Maternal anticonvulsants and optic nerve hypoplasia.
  1. C. S. Hoyt and
  2. F. A. Billson


    Seven patients with optic nerve hypoplasia, born of epileptic mothers, are presented. All the mothers took anticonvulsants during pregnancy. The possibility that maternal anticonvulsant therapy may play a role in the genesis of optic nerve hypoplasia is discussed in the light of what is known about the teratogenicity of these agents.

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