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Title: Laryngeal atresia sequence as part of the DiGeorge developmental field defect
Authors: Moerman, Philippe ×
de Zegher, Francis
Vandenberghe, K
Devlieger, Hugo
Petit, P
Lauweryns, J M
Fryns, Jean-Pierre #
Issue Date: Jan-1992
Series Title: Genetic Counseling vol:3 issue:3 pages:133-7
Abstract: The subject of the present report is a male newborn with laryngeal atresia (LA) type I, giving rise to a malformation sequence consisting of overdistended polyalveolar lungs and nonimmune fetal hydrops with massive ascites. The infant was chromosomally normal and the first child of consanguineous parents. Retention of liquid secreted by the fetal lungs in utero was the pathogenetic mechanism, responsible for the LA sequence. The LA was part of a complex constellation of anomalies, compatible with the DiGeorge developmental field defect.
ISSN: 1015-8146
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Clinical Genetics Section (-)
Translational Cell & Tissue Research
Section Newborn (-)
Department of Human Genetics - miscellaneous
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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