Pentalogy of Cantrell

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Pentalogy of Cantrell

Synonyms: Cantrell deformity | Cantrell syndrome | Thoraco-abdominal syndrome

Pentalogy of Cantrell (POC) is a lethal multiple congenital anomalies syndrome characterized by the presence of 5 major malformations: midline supraumbilical abdominal wall defect lower sternal defect diaphragmatic pericardial defect anterior diaphragmatic defect and various intracardiac malformations. Ectopia cordis (EC) is often found in fetuses with POC.

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