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A Rare case report of heterotaxy syndrome

Journal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.4, No. 3)

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Page : 110-111

Keywords : Heterotaxy; isomerism; fetal echocardiography; intracardiac repair;

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Heterotaxy syndrome is the Pattern of malformation involving multiple organs and occurs as a result of failure of lateralization of thoracic and abdominal viscera into either a normal pattern (situs solitus) or inversed pattern (situs inversus). We report a rare case with prenatal diagnosis of complex cardiac abnormalities associated with left isomerism.This is a case of term female baby admitted with respiratory distress and cyanosis since birth. Post natal investigations confirmed heterotaxy syndrome with asplenia. Baby treated with symptomatic measures and referred to further higher centre for intracardiac repair

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