An Infant with Congenital Sternal Cleft and Ventricular Septal Defect

  • BAOJ Pediat
  • Published 2017


Congenital midline sternal cleft is a rare anomaly, and can be recognized at birth due to the typical appearance as a sternal depression covered with atrophic skin with a median abdominal raphe extending down to the umbilicus. Such infants should also be examined for lesions in the brain, heart, and eyes as sternal clefts are usually described as part of… (More)


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