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1305-3124

Established
1993

Editors-in-Chief
​Cihat Şen, ​Nicola Volpe

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Daniel Rolnik, Mar Gil, Murat Yayla, Oluş Api

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Resul Arısoy

The pentalogy of Cantrell: a case report

Aygün Akberova, Semir Köse, Sabahattin Altunyurt

Article info

The pentalogy of Cantrell: a case report. Perinatal Journal 2014;22(3):SE3 DOI: 10.2399/prn.14.S001084

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Aygün Akberova,
Semir Köse,
Sabahattin Altunyurt

  1. Dokuz Eylul Universite Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR
Correspondence

Aygün Akberova, Dokuz Eylul Universite Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR,

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No conflicts declared.

The pentalogy of Cantrell has been defined by the frontal face defect of midline supra-umbilical abdomen, lower end defect of sternum, absence of pericardium diaphragm, absence of frontal surface of diaphragm and various intracardiac anomalies. Cantrell’s syndrome was first reported by Cantrell, Haller and Ravitch in a series of 5 cases. It is a rare syndrome seen in 1/65,000-1/200,000 births.
Keywords

Ectopia cordis, pentalogy of Cantrell.

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