Congenital diaphragmatic hernia in a case of patau syndrome: a rare association.

J Neonatal Surg 2015 Apr-Jun;4(2):20. Epub 2015 Apr 1.

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi-110002.

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) occurs in 5-10% associated with chromosomal abnormalities like, Pallister Killian syndrome, Trisomy 18, and certain deletions.. Association of CDH with trisomy 13 (Patau syndromes) is very rare. Here, we report such an unusual association, where surgical repair was done, but eventually the case succumbed as a result of multiple fatal co-morbidities.

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June 2015

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