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African Health Sciences
Makerere University Medical School
ISSN: 1680-6905
EISSN: 1680-6905
Vol. 10, No. 3, 2010, pp. 395-399
Bioline Code: hs10072
Full paper language: English
Document type: Case Report
Document available free of charge

African Health Sciences, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2010, pp. 395-399

 en Sirenomelia (symelia apus) with Potter's syndrome in connection with gestational diabetes mellitus: a case report and literature review
Al-Haggar, M.; Yahia, S.; Abdel-Hadi, D.; Grill, F. & Al Kaissi, A.


We report one case of a fetus of sirenomelia sequence with Potters syndrome which showed oligohydramnios and symelia apus. The infant showed absent urinary tract and external genitalia, the legs were fused by skin and had separate bones associated with Potter's syndrome. The mother had a history of gestational diabetes mellitus.

Sirenomelia; Potter's syndrome; Symelia apus; Gestational diabetes mellitus

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