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A new syndrome comprising vertebral anomalies and multicystic kidneys.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10457849     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a dichorionic twin pregnancy in which both fetuses were affected by a similar pattern of multiple abnormalities. The afrocaribbean parents had a history of infertility, and the pregnancy was conceived using in vitro fertilisation with donor sperm. The features seen in the fetuses do not fit any previously described disorder well. We discuss the differential diagnoses and suggest that this may be an autosomal recessive disorder which has not been previously described.
Authors:
D L Nisbet; L S Chitty; C H Rodeck; R J Scott
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical dysmorphology     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0962-8827     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Dysmorphol.     Publication Date:  1999 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-22     Completed Date:  1999-09-22     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9207893     Medline TA:  Clin Dysmorphol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  173-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Fetal Medicine Unit, University College Obstetric Hospital, London, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abortion, Legal*
Diseases in Twins*
Female
Fertilization in Vitro
Humans
Polycystic Kidney Diseases / diagnosis*
Pregnancy
Prenatal Diagnosis
Spine / abnormalities*
Syndrome

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