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Linear disruption of umbilical cord: a rare anomaly of the cord associated with acute fetal distress and perinatal death/profound psychomotor retardation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8723063     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We report on a non-malformed child with severe microcephaly and profound psychomotor delay. Review of the delivery/birth records documented descriptions consistent with linear disruption of the umbilical cord. This rare anomaly typically leads to acute fetal distress and perinatal death. Severe microcephaly and psychomotor delay without other anomalies should prompt a careful review of the delivery/birth records to search for umbilical cord descriptions consistent with this diagnosis.
L L Thomson; J J Hoo
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics     Volume:  62     ISSN:  0148-7299     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1996 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-10-03     Completed Date:  1996-10-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7708900     Medline TA:  Am J Med Genet     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  348-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, S.U.N.Y. Health Science Center, Syracuse 13210, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Fetal Distress / complications*
Microcephaly / complications*
Psychomotor Disorders / complications*
Umbilical Cord / abnormalities*,  pathology

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