Medical Dictionary: DES

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DES: Another name for Diethylstilbestrol.
DES (condition): Drug causing reproductive abnormalities in female children when taken by pregnant women

DES: Many people do not know that the were exposed to DES. Mothers may not have known they were taking DES or remember the kinds of medication they were given when they were pregnant. Some prescription vitamins included DES.1

More information on medical condition: Diethylstilbestrol:

1. excerpt from Pregnancy and Medications: NWHIC

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