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Revista Cubana de Pediatría

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REYES BACARDI, Karel; MARTINEZ VIDAL, Ivonne; GARCIA GUEVARA, Carlos  and  MARTINEZ NIEVES, Yudamis. Prenatal diagnosis of pentalogy of Cantrell. Rev Cubana Pediatr [online]. 2014, vol.86, n.1, pp.86-92. ISSN 0034-7531.

Pentalogy of Cantrell was firstly described in 1958 and consists of 5 defects. It has an estimated incidence rate of 5.5 per one million livebirths and the pathogenesis is not clarified. This is the case of a prenatal diagnosis of this low frequency defect.

Keywords : pentalogy of Cantrell; ectopia cordis; prenatal diagnosis; mid line defect; developmental anomalies.

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