Syngnathia and obstructive apnea in a case of popliteal pterygium syndrome

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We describe an infant with popliteal pterygia, syngnathia, cleft lip and palate, and retrognathia diagnosed with popliteal pterygium syndrome (PPS). The neonatal course was complicated by severe obstructive apnea necessitating tracheostomy. Conclusion: This report illustrates the potential for airway compromise in PPS patients and the need for thorough… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00431-014-2453-9

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@article{Posey2014SyngnathiaAO, title={Syngnathia and obstructive apnea in a case of popliteal pterygium syndrome}, author={Jennifer E Posey and Vedanta Dariya and Joseph L. Edmonds and Edward Lee and Frank Probst and M. Premkumar}, journal={European Journal of Pediatrics}, year={2014}, volume={173}, pages={1741-1744} }