Volume 17, Issue 4 (2-2012)                   Horizon Med Sci 2012, 17(4): 77-81 | Back to browse issues page

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  Edwards syndrome or trisomy 18 is one of the rare types of chromosomal abnormalities .. Since this syndrome is easily diagnosed during pregnancy and cases of legal abortion is considered Therefore, early diagnosis is important during pregnancy. this article is a report of a case of this syndrome in a female neonate born in Gonabad. Due to her multiple congenital abnormalities including : overlapping fingers,rocker bottom feet, low set ears,recurrent apnea,sever intrauterine growth restriction,prominent occiput,cardiac murmur and microcephaly, we suspected to this syndrome. in Ecocardiography was reported ventricular septal defect,patent dactus arteriosus,whole cardiac chambers dilatation and aortic arch anomally And after application of karyotype this syndrome confirmed.

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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Internal Medicine
Received: 2011/01/5 | Accepted: 2012/02/6 | Published: 2012/02/15