J Korean Soc Neonatol.  1997 Jun;4(1):82-86.

A Case of Spondylothoracic Dysplasia with Congenital Heart Disease

Affiliations
  • 1Department of Pediatrics, St. Francisco General Hospital, Seoul, Korea.
  • 2Department of Radiology, St. Francisco General Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

Abstract

We experienced a case of spondylothoracic dysplasia in a 1 day old male who has short neck with limitation of movement, asymmetric thorax, marked scoliosis and a systolic heart murmur. He was born with normal weight and full term. The history of his family and mother is not specific. On x-ray, multiple hemivertebrae in thorax, spina bifida and maldevelopmental thoacic cavity were detected. On echocardiogram, he had small ASD and PDA.

Keyword

Spondylothoracic dysplasia; ASD; PDA

MeSH Terms

Heart Defects, Congenital*
Heart Murmurs
Humans
Male
Mothers
Neck
Scoliosis
Spinal Dysraphism
Thorax
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