Complete Pentalogy of Cantrell with craniorachischisis: a case report

Ranganath, Prajnya and Pradhan, Mandakini (2012) Complete Pentalogy of Cantrell with craniorachischisis: a case report. Journal of prenatal medicine, 6 (1). pp. 10-12. ISSN 1971-3290

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Background: Pentalogy of Cantrell is a rare malformation syndrome consisting of a specific combination of ventral midline defects, uncommonly found to be associated with other anomalies. Case: We report a case of complete Pentalogy of Cantrell with craniorachischisis diagnosed in-utero at 19 weeks of gestation through antenatal ultrasonography. Fetal autopsy following termination of the pregnancy confirmed the presence of the sonographically detected malformations and also revealed associated transposition of great vessels (TGV) in the fetus. Conclusion: Co-occurrence of such ventral and dorsal midline defects suggests the possibility that common genetic and environmental factors influence the early stages of development of the ventral as well as dorsal embryonic midline

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Pentalogy of Cantrell, craniorachischisis
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 618 Altri rami della medicina; Ginecologia e ostetricia, Pediatria, Geriatria > 618.3 Malattie e complicazioni della gravidanza
Depositing User: Gianni Aiello
Date Deposited: 29 May 2013 10:41
Last Modified: 29 May 2013 10:41

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