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Short humerus: an additional antenatal sonographic feature of OFDS type II.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17410589     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The prevalence of skeletal dysplasia in the neonatal period is 2.4/10,000 births; it accounts for 1-2% of perinatal deaths, mainly stillbirths. A long bone measurement of less than -4 standard deviations is a definitive indication of skeletal dysplasia, whereas measurement between -2 and -4 standard deviations warrants detailed sonographic examination for other associated anomalies to arrive at a diagnosis. We report a case of oral-facial-digital syndrome type II that presented antenatally with polyhydramnios, short humerus, polydactyly, and duplicated thumb.
Mandakini Pradhan; ; Hariharan Sankar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  35     ISSN:  0091-2751     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-09-03     Completed Date:  2007-12-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  390-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
(c) 2007 Wiley Periodicals, Inc.
Department of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rae Bareli Road, Lucknow, UP, India 226014, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis
Clubfoot / complications,  diagnosis
Face / abnormalities
Fatal Outcome
Fingers / abnormalities,  ultrasonography
Hallux / abnormalities,  ultrasonography
Humerus / abnormalities*,  ultrasonography*
Infant, Newborn
Mouth Abnormalities / complications
Polydactyly / complications,  diagnosis
Polyhydramnios / diagnosis
Thumb / abnormalities,  ultrasonography
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods*

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