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Rubio GT, Álvarez VH, Hechavarría ED, Cuadras BY
Association of sternal malformation and vascular dysplasia in an infant
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The clinical case of a 3 months first-born infant is described who had been evaluated by a
specialist of Clinical Genetics in "Dr. Juan de la Cruz Martínez Maceira" Northern Pediatric
Hospital in Santiago de Cuba, for presenting a fissure in the inferior third of the sternum.
Later on hemangiomas emerged in the inferior lip, the lobe of the right ear and the
lateral right part of the neck, as well as a mid abdominal raphe from the sternal fissure to
the navel. The required complementary tests were carried out and she was scheduled
for several specialties, with which it was concluded that the patient presented an
association of sternal malformation and vascular dysplasia. It is the first case notified in
||sternal malformation, vascular dysplasia, hemangiomas, abdominal raphe, infant, pediatric hospitals.
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