Pulmonary agenesis with VACTERL association: A rare case with review of literature

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Author Details : Ramesh Choudhary*, Ashok Gupta, Vivek Kumar Athwani, Vidhi Kotiya

Volume : 6, Issue : 4, Year : 2020

Article Page : 172-174


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Pulmonary agenesis is an extremely rare congenital malformation with an estimated frequency of 1 in 10000-15000 autopsies and 34 per million live births. In 50% cases it is associated with other malformations i.e. cardiovascular, musculoskeletal, gastrointestinal and renal.We report a rare case of a male neonate with right pulmonary agenesis associated with VACTERL sequence (L5 hemi-vertebra, right absent kidney with left ectopic kidney and right radial agenesis). This association was never reported in published literature.

Keywords: Congenital abnormalities  neonate agenesis VACTERL.

How to cite : Choudhary R , Gupta A, Athwani V K, Kotiya V , Pulmonary agenesis with VACTERL association: A rare case with review of literature. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2020;6(4):172-174

Copyright © 2020 by author(s) and IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol. This is an Open Access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (creativecommons.org)

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