Een pasgeborene met pentalogie van Cantrell en frontonasale dysplasie

M. M. Tabbers, E. M. A. van der Veer, J. Lam, C. C. A. M. van der Horst, R. C. M. Hennekam

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A patient is presented with symptoms fitting classical pentalogy of Cantrell who also has a frontonasal dysplasia. The co-occurrence of both entities in a single patient is highly unusual. We provide a detailed review of pentalogy of Cantrell. Both pentalogy of Cantrell and frontonasal dysplasia can be considered defects of the midline formation in early embryonic life. The etiology of the co-occurrence of the entities remains uncertain. Either a prolonged influence of a teratogenic agent or a mutation in a developmental gene might explain this.
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)164-169
JournalTijdschrift voor Kindergeneeskunde
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

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