Pentalogy of Cantrell and associated midline anomalies: a possible ventral midline developmental field.


Five cases of the Pentalogy of Cantrell (PC), ascertained through the Baltimore-Washington population-based study of infants with congenital cardiovascular malformations, represent a regional prevalence of 5.5/1 million liveborn infants for this disorder. Three of these patients had cleft lip with or without palate. Review of the reported literature of the… (More)