Harlequin foetus: A case reportMustafa Kara1, Şenol Şentürk2
1Agri Maternity and Children's Hospital, Agri
282 Year Rize State Hospital, Rize
Objectives: We aimed to present a case diagnosed as Harlequin fetus in early neonatal period.Keywords: Ichthyosis, Harlequin fetus, Ultrasonography
Case: 38 year-old, gravida 2, parity 2 patient delivered in our clinic. The diagnosis is made according to the clinical findings of the neonate and treatment performed.
Discussion: Harlequin fetus is one of the most serious forms of ichthyosis. It is difficult to diagnose the disease prenatally.
Harlequin fetusMustafa Kara1, Şenol Şentürk2
1Ağrı Kadın Doğum ve Çocuk Hastanesi, Ağrı
2Rize 82. Yıl Devlet Hastanesi, Rize
Mustafa Kara, Şenol Şentürk. Harlequin foetus: A case report. Medeniyet Med J. 2010; 25(1): 38-39
Corresponding Author: Mustafa Kara, Türkiye