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Harlequin baby (A case report)

Golalipour, M.J. and Mohamadian, S. and Mobasheri, E. (2007) Harlequin baby (A case report). Journal of Medical Sciences, 7 (5). pp. 926-928. ISSN 16824474 (ISSN)

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Abstract

In this article, a full-term male neonate with Harlequin fetus has been reported. It was born from a 20 year old mother by the Caesarean operation. In the clinical examination, broad, thick and hard hyperkeratotic disks were observed all troughs the body with extended gashes among them in the skin. The deformity of the face, the eyes server ectropion, the orbital chemosis and the flattening of the nose and the ears were among other disorders to be observed. The lips were overturned. There were no nails or hairs to be seen. The movements of the joint were limited. Hands and legs, in particular in the extremities were on a state of fixed gangrene and seemed to be ischemic. The patient died in the third day of hospitalization due to indicators of respiratory infections and the sepsis.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Unmapped bibliographic data: LA - English [Field not mapped to EPrints] J2 - J. Med. Sci. (Pakistan) [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Embryology and Histology, Gorgan Congenital Malformations Research Center, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Pediatrics, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] AD - Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, Gorgan Congenital Malformation Research Center, Gorgan University of Medical Sciences, Gorgan, Iran [Field not mapped to EPrints] DB - Scopus [Field not mapped to EPrints]
Uncontrolled Keywords: Harlequin fetus, Hyperkeratosis, Ichthyosis, Skin, article, case report, cesarean section, chemosis, childbirth, clinical examination, congenital ichthyosiform erythroderma, consanguinity, death, ear malformation, ectropion, face deformity, gangrene, hair disease, hospitalization, human, hyperkeratosis, joint function, limb ischemia, lip malformation, male, nail aplasia, newborn, nose malformation, respiratory tract infection, sepsis
Subjects: مقالات نمایه شده محققین دانشگاه در سایت ,Web of Science ,Scopus
Divisions: معاونت تحقیقات و فناوری
Depositing User: GOUMS
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2015 04:16
Last Modified: 13 Feb 2017 07:43
URI: http://eprints.goums.ac.ir/id/eprint/2382

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