Caudal Regression Syndrome: A Rare Case Report

  • Lazina Sharmin Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka
  • Shaheen Akter Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka
  • Md Ismail Hossain Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka
  • Abu Saleh Musa Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka
Keywords: Caudal Regression Syndrome, Rare Disorder, Maternal Diabetes

Abstract

Caudal regression syndrome is a rare disorder characterized by abnormal development of structures in the caudal region of the embryo like lower lumbar and sacral vertebrae, urogenital and lower gastrointestinal system occur in early gestation. It’s a sporadic disorder. Maternal diabetes, genetic predisposition and vascular hypo perfusion have been shown to be associated with its pathogenesis. Here we report a newborn of diabetic mother diagnosed as caudal regression syndrome type II. Treatment for this patient is multidisciplinary. So, after giving necessary supportive treatment we discharged the patient with proper advice of his further management to improve the prognosis.

Bangladesh J Child Health 2018; VOL 42 (3) :159-161

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Author Biographies

Lazina Sharmin, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka

Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Shaheen Akter, Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka

Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Md Ismail Hossain, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka

Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Abu Saleh Musa, Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology, Enam Medical College and Hospital, Savar, Dhaka

Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Published
2018-12-17
How to Cite
Sharmin, L., Akter, S., Hossain, M. I., & Musa, A. (2018). Caudal Regression Syndrome: A Rare Case Report. Bangladesh Journal of Child Health, 42(3), 159-161. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjch.v42i3.39272
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Case Reports