Caudal regression syndrome versus sirenomelia: A case report

Bibhuti B. Das, Benamanahalli K. Rajegowda, Ronald Bainbridge, Philip F. Giampietro

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We describe a newborn with clinical features of sirenomelia including fused lower limbs with medial position, absence of fibula, anal atresia, bilateral renal agenesis, and a single large umbilical artery. Recent literature describing the etiology of sirenomelia and relationship to caudal regression syndrome is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)168-170
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Perinatology
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 2002


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Das, B. B., Rajegowda, B. K., Bainbridge, R., & Giampietro, P. F. (2002). Caudal regression syndrome versus sirenomelia: A case report. Journal of Perinatology, 22(2), 168-170.