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Lung hypoplasia and deformity of chest wall associated with Down Syndrome: A rare case report [Medeniyet Med J]
Medeniyet Med J. 2008; 23(3): 106-108

Lung hypoplasia and deformity of chest wall associated with Down Syndrome: A rare case report

Alper Avcı1, Menduh Oruç1, Halit Akbaş2, Şevval Eren1
1Dicle University Faculty Of Medicine, Department Of Thoracic Surgery, Istanbul
2Dicle University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Diyarbakir

Down syndrome (DS) is a genetic disorder with trisomy 21. It has been occured rather frequently because of the increasing maternal age. DS, could be seen together with many anatomic, physiological and biochemical anomalies. Concomitant pulmonary hypoplasia and thoracic wall’s pectus carinatum deformity are rarely seen in DS. Pulmonary hypoplasies diagnosed in newborn period because of the clinical presentation of itself and concomitant disorders. We would like to report present case with DS, left pulmonary hypoplasia and pectus carinatum who was unexpectedly and delayed diagnosed.

Keywords: Down Syndrome, lung hypoplasia deformitg of chest-wall


Down sendromu’na eşlik eden akciğer hipoplazisi ve göğüs duvar deformitesi: Nadir bir olgu sunumu

Alper Avcı1, Menduh Oruç1, Halit Akbaş2, Şevval Eren1
1Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Göğüs Cerrahisi Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır
2Dicle Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Tıbbi Genetik Anabilim Dalı, Diyarbakır

Anahtar Kelimeler: Down Sendromu, akciğer hipoplazisi, göğüs duvarı deformitesi


Alper Avcı, Menduh Oruç, Halit Akbaş, Şevval Eren. Lung hypoplasia and deformity of chest wall associated with Down Syndrome: A rare case report. Medeniyet Med J. 2008; 23(3): 106-108

Corresponding Author: Menduh Oruç, Türkiye


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