Table 3: Fetuses with different anomalies after maternal exposure to Ni+2 (as NiCl2·6H2O).

Parameters (%)Group I 
(control)
Group II 
(46.125 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)
Group III 
(92.25 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)
Group IV 
(184.5 mg Ni/kg b.wt.)

Hydrocephaly 005.0012.50
Microcephaly 005.000
Open eyelids0010.0012.50
Microphthalmia05.005.006.25
Exophthalmia 005.000
Anophthalmia0000
Club foot0006.25
Umbilical hernia005.006.25