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Case Reports in Pediatrics - Volume 2014 2014, Article ID 279815, 4 pages -

Case Report

Division of Neonatology, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, 2411 Holmes Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Elizabeth J. Ferrell Fetal Health Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Department of Pathology, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Department of Radiology, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Department of Pediatrics, Palliative Care Center, Children’s Mercy Hospital, 2401 Gillham Road, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA

Received 29 May 2014; Accepted 31 July 2014; Published 31 August 2014

Academic Editor: Nan-Chang Chiu

Copyright © 2014 Kimberly M. Thornton et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Diprosopus is a rare congenital malformation associated with high mortality. Here, we describe a patient with diprosopus, multiple life-threatening anomalies, and genetic mutations. Prenatal diagnosis and counseling made a beneficial impact on the family and medical providers in the care of this case.





Autor: Kimberly M. Thornton, Timothy Bennett, Vivekanand Singh, Neil Mardis, Jennifer Linebarger, Howard Kilbride, and Kristin Voos

Fuente: https://www.hindawi.com/



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