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Caudal regression syndrome without maternal diabetes mellitus

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Caudal regression syndrome (CRS) is a rare complex disorder impacting the formation of the caudal segment of the spine and spinal cord.

The long-term outcome is not well-known in our set-up.

We report a preterm newborn baby who was referred to us due to respiratory distress syndrome and bilateral knee contracture.

A clinical examination and a radiographic skeletal survey revealed a short spinal cord with complete agenesis.

He has patulous anus with faecal incontinence.

The occipital frontal circumference was 28 cm and length was 40 cm.

Chest X-ray showed cardiomegaly with egg-on-a-string’ shape feature suggestive of transposition of great arteries.

Echocardiogram revealed situs solitus, pulmonary artery arising from left ventricle, mild pulmonary stenosis, large ventricular septal defect (VSD) size 6.7 mm with bidirectional flow, dextro-transposition of.

great arteries (DTGA) with large VSD). Large VSD, moderate ostium secundum atrial.

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93

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95

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informal

Language

English

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66

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long-living

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1

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