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Microgastria-limb reduction anomaly with total amelia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12072798     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Microgastria-limb reduction anomaly is a rare disorder of unknown aetiology in which microgastria is associated with limb defects, along with splenic and other variable congenital abnormalities. In 15 previously reported cases, none have had the most extreme form of amelia. We report the clinical progress of a 3-year-old girl with severe microgastria and total amelia who has been managed conservatively with minimal surgical intervention.
Caroline Stewart; Moira Stewart; Fiona Stewart
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical dysmorphology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0962-8827     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Dysmorphol.     Publication Date:  2002 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2002-06-19     Completed Date:  2002-12-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9207893     Medline TA:  Clin Dysmorphol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  187-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Child Health, Institute of Clinical Science, Royal Group of Hospitals, Belfast BT12 6BJ, Northern Ireland.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / pathology*
Ectromelia / pathology*
Infant, Newborn
Stomach / abnormalities*

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