Prenatal Diagnosis of Coronary Artery Fistula: A Case Report and Review of Literature
We report an antenatally diagnosed large distal coronary artery fistula (CAF) arising from an aneurysmal dilation right coronary artery (RCA) and draining in to the right ventricle (RV) just below the septal leaflet of tricuspid valve posteriorly. A postnatal echocardiogram confirmed the diagnosis. On the second day of life, a percutaneous partial closure of the fistula was performed by placing a Flipper coil (Cook Medical, Bloomington, IN) in the RCA just proximal to the drainage site in the cardiac catheterization laboratory. Follow-up echocardiogram on the day following the procedure showed improved forward flow in the ...
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - August 21, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Nagiub, MohamedMahadin, DeemahGowda, SrinathAggarwal, Sanjeev Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Infantile Perineal Protrusion in Two Monochorionic Twins
Conclusions and Final Remarks This case report describes, for the first time, the presence of IPP in monochorionic-monoamniotic twins, supporting the existence of hereditary/genetic factors in the developing of this condition.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports)
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - August 11, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Cavicchioli, PaolaValerio, EnricoCutrone, Mario Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Neonatal Volkmann Ischemic Contracture: Case Report and Review of Literature
Conclusion Necrotic skin lesions with/without swelling, bullae are invariably present at birth in these patients and should be recognized as a sentinel finding of underlying tissue ischemia/compartment syndrome. Early recognition and prompt surgical intervention can be limb saving. A range of radiologic abnormalities and contractures were noted in upto 84% of such patients followed long term. Hence, we recommend close follow-up until occurrence of epiphyseal fusion in these patients.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |&nbs...
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - June 24, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Agrawal, HiteshDokania, GunjanWu, Shou-Yien Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Purpura Fulminans and Late Onset Group B Streptococcal Sepsis in a Premature Twin
Conclusion: In conclusion, our case highlights the severe sequelae of PF due to late onset GBS sepsis in a premature infant.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports)
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - June 10, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Elayappen, AvanikkhaJain, Sunil K.Loeffelholz, Michael J.Patel, Janak Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Severe Cystic Periventricular Leukomalacia in a Premature Infant with Capnocytophaga Sepsis
We report a case of neonatal Capnocytophaga sepsis associated with the development of severe cystic periventricular leukomalacia.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports)
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - June 10, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Bass, W. ThomasDeLoach, DonnaKhan, Jamil H.Green, Glen A.Cunnion, Kenji M. Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Uterine Scar Niche before and after Laparoscopic Surgical Repair: A Case Report
Conclusion This case highlights the significant dearth of knowledge surrounding the diagnosis, consequences, and benefits of surgical repair of uterine scar defect after cesarean.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports)
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - May 28, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Drouin, OlivierBergeron, TessaBeaudry, ArianeDemers, SuzanneRoberge, St├ęphanieBujold, Emmanuel Tags: Case Report Source Type: research

Microvillus Inclusion Disease Associated with Necrotizing Enterocolitis in a Premature Infant
In this report, we present a premature infant with microvillus inclusion disease that was associated with necrotizing enterocolitis. Thus, we should be aware of the appearance of necrotizing enterocolitis in patients with microvillus inclusion disease, especially when contributing factors are present.[...]Thieme Medical Publishers 333 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001, USA.Article in Thieme eJournals:Table of contents  |  Abstract  |  open access Full text (Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports)
Source: American Journal of Perinatology Reports - May 12, 2014 Category: Perinatology & Neonatology Authors: Sayar, ErsinKalay, SalihYilmaz, AygenOztekin, OsmanIslek, AliElpek, Gulsum OzlemKalay, ZuhalTezel, GonulArtan, Reha Tags: Case Report Source Type: research