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Sirenomelia and anencephaly.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1867259     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a monozygotic twin with sirenomelia and anencephaly. This association seems to have been observed only twice before. In addition to these anomalies the patient had cleft palate, rachischisis, and segmentation vertebral anomalies affecting the cervical and the upper thoracic spine. The second twin was a liveborn female infant with a large cystic paraovarian teratoma, and duplication of internal genitalia.
Authors:
J I Rodríguez; J Palacios; S Razquin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of medical genetics     Volume:  39     ISSN:  0148-7299     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Med. Genet.     Publication Date:  1991 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1991-09-12     Completed Date:  1991-09-12     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:  25-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Pathology, La Paz Hospital, Madrid, Spain.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anencephaly / genetics*
Ectromelia / genetics*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Twins, Monozygotic*

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