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Table 2 Redacted Presentation of Congenital Malformations Surveillance Data: All Births at One of Basra's Three Main Maternal and Children's Hospitals, Iraq 1990 – 2000 (Malformation Categories Exactly as Given by Basra Clinicians) [43, 44]

From: Teratogenicity of depleted uranium aerosols: A review from an epidemiological perspective

Year(s) 1990 1991–94 1995–98 1999–2000
Total number of births 12,161 46,311 44,885 26,465
Class of malformation (Rate per 1000 births (No.))
All malformations combined 3.04 (37) 2.48 (115) 4.57 (205) 13.49 (357)
Cardiovascular
Congenital heart diseases .16 (2) .39 (18) .96 (43) 1.36 (36)
Central Nervous System
Anencephaly .25 (3) .30 (14) .36 (16) 1.74 (46)
Hydrocephalus see text see text see text 1.47 (39)
Meningomyelocele .70 (9) .43 (20) .94 (42) 1.13 (30)
Musculoskeletal
Achondroplasia .25 (3) .06 (3) .20 (9) -- (4)
Arthrogryposis 0 0 0 -- (1)
Phocomelia 0 --(1) .11 (5) 1.21 (32)
Multiple Congenital Malformations
Multiple Congenital Malformations .58 (7) .65 (30) 1.09 (49) 4.23 (112)
Orofacial
Cleft lip & palate -- (1) .15 (7) .20 (9) .79 (21)
Congenital
Chromosomal aberrations .16 (2) .13 (6) .33 (15) .30 (8)
Gastrointestinal
Oesophageal atresia -- (1) -- (3) -- (3) .42 (11)
Omphalocele -- (2) .11 (5) .11 (5) 0
Imperforate anus -- (1) -- (1) 0 .19 (5)
Diaphragmatic hernia -- (4) -- (1) -- (2) -- (3)
Genitourinary
Bladder extrophy -- (2) -- (1) -- (2) -- (1)
Other
Cyclopia 0 0 0 -- (2)
Icthyosis 0 .11 (5) .11 (5) .23 (6)