The pentalogy of Cantrell: a case report. Perinatal Journal 2014;22(3):SE3
- Dokuz Eylul Universite Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR
Aygün Akberova, Dokuz Eylul Universite Hastanesi, Kadın Hastalıkları ve Doğum Anabilim Dalı- İzmir TR,
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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.
Ectopia cordis, pentalogy of Cantrell.