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Med Arh. 2017; 71(2): 141-143


A Giant Heart Tumor in Neonate with Clinical Signs of Pierre - Robin Syndrome

Ramush Bejiqi; Ragip Retkoceri; Hana Xhema-Bejiqi; Rinor Bejiqi; Arlinda Maloku.

Abstract
Introduction: Pierre Robin syndrome is a congenital condition of facial abnormalities in humans. The three main features are: cleft palate, retrognathia and glossoptosis. Rarely heart tumors are associated with syndromes, mostly are isolated. Case report: In this presentation we describe a 3-weeks-old girl with Pierre-Robin syndrome and giant left ventricle tumor, diagnosed initially by transthoracic echocardiography. The purpose of this report is to review the literature on the fetuses and neonates with cardiac tumors in an attempt to determine the various ways which cardiac tumors differ clinically and morphologically in this age group.

Key words: cardiac tumors;Pierre-Robin syndrome;echocardiography;prenatal diagnosis



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