Two cases of Jarcho-Levin syndrome with meningomyelocele and hydrocephalus


Ece U., Yapicioglu H. , Kavuncu I., Yurdakul G. B. , Yildirim P., Celiloglu O.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.42, sa.2, ss.369-372, 2017 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 42 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17826/cutf.323069
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.369-372

Özet

Jarcho-Levin syndrome is associated with vertebra, central nervous system, cardiac, urinary and gastrointestinal system abnormalities. Incidence is 2.5/100000 and meningomyelocel and hydrocephalus is rare, in about 1/4 of the Jarcho-Levin cases. Patients die due to respiratory insufficiency. Here we present two cases of Jarcho-Levin syndrome operated for meningomyelocele and hydrocephalus.