A case of split notochord syndrome: Presenting with respiratory failure in the neonatal period


Coskun Y., Akman I., Demir M. K. , Yapicier O., Somuncu S.

INTRACTABLE & RARE DISEASES RESEARCH, cilt.5, ss.121-123, 2016 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 5 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5582/irdr.2016.01010
  • Dergi Adı: INTRACTABLE & RARE DISEASES RESEARCH
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.121-123

Özet

Split notochord syndrome (SNS) is a very rare congenital anomaly. This report describes a male newborn with a neuroenteric cyst in the posterior mediastinum and multiple vertebrae anomalies presenting with respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension. This report also discusses the embryological development and the etiologic theories of SNS.