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Korean Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology 2002;45(7):1263-1267.
Published online July 1, 2002.
A case of Full Term Delivery of a Edward Syndrome Associated with Dandy-Walker Syndrome subsequent to Prenatal Diagnosis.
Hee Taek Lim, Ki Jung Kim, Ho Jun Choi, Hyang Kim, Yong Suk Choi
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Pediatrics, Mokpo Catholic Hospital, Mokpo, Korea.
Abstract
Dandy-Walker syndrome indicates the association of cystic dilatation of fourth ventricle, dysgenesis of the cerebellar vermis and a high position of the tentorium. Dandy-Walker syndrome has an estimated prevalence of about 1 in 30,000 births and is found in 4% to 12% of all cases of infantile hydrocephalus. And trisomy 18 was present in 4.8% of the Dandy-Walker syndrome. Trisomy 18 is a chromosomal aneuploid, which results in multiple severe structural abnormalities that mostly involve the heart, extremities, face, and brain. We experienced a case of Edward syndrome associated with Dandy-Walker syndrome. She did not want to terminate her pregnancy. So, we reviewed a Edward syndrome with Dandy-Walker syndrome and presented the final result in full term delivery.
Key Words: Edward syndrome, Dandy-Walker syndrome, Full term delivery


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