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Association of microphthalmia and esophageal atresia: description of a patient and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12749061     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Since 1988, when Rogers first described a boy with anophthalmia associated with esophageal atresia, eight similar cases have been reported. These patients lend support to the hypothesis that this association of congenital anomalies constitutes a discrete entity, although the etiology is still unknown. We report a patient with this combination of malformations as well as a marked hypoplasia of the entire left half of the body.
Authors:
Mario Messina; Elisabetta Ferrucci; Giuseppe Buonocore; Renato Scarinci; Alfredo Garzi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics. Part A     Volume:  119A     ISSN:  1552-4825     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet. A     Publication Date:  2003 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-05-15     Completed Date:  2004-01-30     Revised Date:  2009-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101235741     Medline TA:  Am J Med Genet A     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  184-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright 2003 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Affiliation:
Section of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Reproductive Medicine, University of Siena, Italy. messinam@unisi.it
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Esophageal Atresia / genetics,  physiopathology*
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Microphthalmos / genetics,  physiopathology*

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