2020, Number 02
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ABSTRACTA still born male baby with tetra-amelia syndrome is reported, with craniofacial abnormalities and pulmonary agenesis. It presented complete absence of all four limbs in association with cleft lip and palate on the right side. The mother medical history revealed no remarkable details. The fetus died shortly after its birth. The embryonic correlation of the case is discussed. Proper health education, antenatal screening and genetic counseling can reduce the risk of such congenital anomalies.
Jaruratanasirikul S, Tangtrakulwanich B, Rachatawiriyakul P, Sriplung H, Limpitikul W, Dissaneevate P, et al. Prevalence of congenital limb defects: Data from birth defects registries in three provinces in Southern Thailand. Congenital Anomalies. 2016 [cited 30/10/2019];56:203-8. Available from: https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/epdf/10.1111/cga.12154