Intended for healthcare professionals

Papers And Originals

Defects and Disabilities of Thalidomide Children

Br Med J 1973; 1 doi: (Published 03 February 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;1:269

This article has a correction. Please see:

  1. R. W. Smithells


    The range of defects and disabilities in thalidomide children is very much wider than is generally realized. The defects of 154 children are described and classified. Their disabilities range from incapacitating to negligible.