Thoracoschisis associated with Limb Body Wall Complex

Dragana Vujovic, Aleksandar Sretenovic, Maja Raicevic, Marija Lukac, Tamara Krstajic, Vesna Ljubic, Sanja Sindjic-Antunovic

Abstract


Thoracoschisis is a rare condition. A female newborn presented with right-sided thoracoschisis, associated with diaphragmatic hernia and protrusion of an accessory liver lobe through the chest wall defect along with deformity of the right forearm and hand duplication. Diagnosed as part of the limb-body wall complex (LBWC), management included resection of the exteriorized liver lobe followed by right hemidiaphragm and thoracic wall reconstruction.


Keywords


Thoracoschisis; Riedel lobe; Limb deformity; Newborn

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/ajcr.v8i3.568

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