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Ultrasound diagnosis of recurring Jeune’s syndrome: a case report
1 Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Democritus, University, Alexandroupolis (Greece)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 2013, 40(1), 162–164;
Published: 10 March 2013
Jeune’s Syndrome or asphyxiating thoracic dystrophy (ATD) is a rare autosomal recessive skeletal dysplasia syndrome characterized by a small and narrow chest, short extremities, and often polydactyly associated with multiple organ manifestations. The severity of complications ranges from mild to lethal. This is a report of two cases of ATD diagnosed in successive pregnancies of a nonconsanguineous couple. The contribution of sonography in prenatal diagnosis of the syndrome is highlighted.
Asphyxiating Thoracic Dystrophy
Ultrasound diagnosis of Jeune’s Syndrome