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BTDMJB. 2012; 8(1): 44-46


Trisomy 18 syndrome: Case report

Ali Karaman, Hasan Kahveci, Fuat Laloğlu.

Abstract
In trisomy 18 (Edward’s) syndrome, which is one of the most common chromosomal disorders, most of the cases are lost during their first year of life because of severe cardiac pathologies. A female premature newborn with a weight of 1100 g was referred to our clinic by dyspnea. At the physical examination, low ears, high arched palate, migrognatia, short and webbed neck, microcephaly, şexed hand fingers and pes equinovarus of foot were present. At the echocardiography examination, patent ductus arteriosus has been detected. Herein we presented this case with Edward’s syndrome with clear clinical evidence in newborn period.

Key words: Trisomy 18 syndrome, newborn, pes equinovarus



Article Language: Turkish English



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