Cardiac anomalies in Cantrell's pentalogy: From ventricular diverticulum to complete thoracic ectopia cordis.

@article{Kaouthar2013CardiacAI,
  title={Cardiac anomalies in Cantrell's pentalogy: From ventricular diverticulum to complete thoracic ectopia cordis.},
  author={Hakim Kaouthar and Ayari Jihen and Jebri Faten and Msaad Hela and Ouarda Fatma and Chaker Lilia and Boussaada Rafik},
  journal={Cardiologie tunisienne},
  year={2013},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={94-97}
}
Cantrell's pentalogy is a very rare syndrome associating varying degrees of midline wall defects and congenital cardiac anomalies. It is characterized by a combination of five anomalies that are: a midline supra umbilical abdominal wall defect, a sternal defect, an anterior diaphragmatic defect, a diaphragmatic pericardial defect and a congenital intra cardiac defect. Ectopia cordis, defined as a developmental defect in which the heart is abnormally located partially or totally outside the… CONTINUE READING