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The Journal of Community Health Management


STUDY OF AN EPILEPTIC DRUG ON GROWING CHICK EMBRYO OF WHITE LEGHORN CHICKEN TO OBSERVE GROSS MALFORMATIONS.


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Author Details: Nilam R. Madhale, Uday Kudalkar

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2738

Print ISSN : 2394-272X

Article First Page : 205

Article End Page : 208


Abstract

The following study was conducted using Phenytoin Sodium on growing chick embryo. Fertilised eggs were injected with the drug, and fourth day effects observed on day 20. Gross malformation like Beak deformity, Ramplessness, limb deformity, ecl,opiacardia, ectopia viscera, omphalo, colour change, stunted growth & dead at hatching were observed.

Key words: Epileptic drug, Malformations, Teratogenic risk,  Check Embryo