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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 147-8,150

Asymmetric crying facies: the cardiofacial syndrome.


Dept of Paediatrics, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.,

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M Sanklecha
Dept of Paediatrics, Seth GS Medical College, Parel, Bombay, Maharashtra.

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A 5 1/2 month old female child presented with cyanosis and recurrent respiratory infection. Asymmetric facies was noticed on crying. On investigation an ostium secundum atrial septal defect with right partial anomalous pulmonary venous connection and severe pulmonary hypertension was detected. The association of asymmetric crying facies with congenital cardiac anomalies, known as cardiofacial syndrome, is presented here to highlight the use of this clinical sign as a marker to congenital anomalies.






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