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Journal of the Korean Society of Neonatology 1997;4(1):82-86.
Published online January 1, 2001.
A Case of Spondylothoracic Dysplasia with Congenital Heart Disease.
Jung Ah Kim, Eun Sil Lee, Ghee Young Jung, Doo Bong Lee, Hyo Seon Choi
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.
Key Words: Spondylothoracic dysplasia, ASD, PDA


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