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Indian Journal of Surgery
Medknow Publications on behalf of Association of Surgeons of India
ISSN: 0972-2068
Vol. 67, No. 1, 2005, pp. 43-44
Bioline Code: is05007
Full paper language: English
Document type: Research Article
Document available free of charge

Indian Journal of Surgery, Vol. 67, No. 1, 2005, pp. 43-44

 en Case Report- Infantile congenital cutis laxa with multiple hernias and ventricular septal defect
Kothari ParasR, Gupta Arun, Shankar Gowri, Kulkarni BharatiK, Dharap Satish

Abstract

Cutis laxa is a rare disorder characterized by degenerative changes in elastic fibres. Congenital cutis laxa is more common than acquired cutis laxa. The recessively inherited form is severe and more frequent. Cutis laxa affects all races and both the sexes equally. We report the first ever case of cutis laxa associated with multiple hernias and cardiac anomaly in an infant.

Keywords
Congenital cutis laxa, Multiple hernias, Infant

 
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