Volume 1, Number 1 (1-2013)                   JPR 2013, 1(1): 56-61 | Back to browse issues page


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Torabizadeh Z, Naghshvar F, Nosrati A, Emadian O. Mermaid syndrome, Sirenomelia: A case report and review of literature. JPR. 2013; 1 (1) :56-61
URL: http://jpr.mazums.ac.ir/article-1-43-en.html

MD, Associate Professor of Pathology : Department of pathology, Emam Hospital, Amir Mazandarani boulevard, Sari, Iran
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ABSTRACT Sirenomelia is a rare anomaly of caudal region of the body presented with fusion of lower limbs in which Genito-urinary, Gastrointestinal, Cardiovascular and Neural tube anomalies are found in most cases. We introduce a case of severe oligohydramnios, which had characteristic aspects of Sirenomelia at the time of delivery and review the pertinent articles. All in all it is our aim to present another case of sirenomelia to add to existing knowledge and data about the condition in order to make an earlier diagnosis and put an end to pregnancy safely in advance.
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Type of Study: Narrative Review | Subject: Pediatric Allergology
Received: 2013/02/12 | Accepted: 2013/08/17 | Published: 2013/08/17

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