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midline developmental anomalies

Wednesday 15 December 2004

Types (exemples)

- neural tube defects (NTDs)

  • spina bifida

- oral clefts
- omphalocele
- esophageal atresia/tracheoesophageal fistula
- imperforate anus
- conotruncal heart defects
- diaphragmatic hernia

Associations

- Fryns syndrome

References

- Khoury MJ, Cordero JF, Mulinare J, Opitz JM. Selected midline defect associations: a population study. Pediatrics. 1989 Aug;84(2):266-72. PMID: 2748254

- Czeizel A. Schisis-association. Am J Med Genet. 1981;10(1):25-35. PMID: 7294060