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Possible Causes For Sirenomelia deformity - Causes
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- 2 possible causes found
- Congenital, Developmental Disorders
- Sirenomelia Deformity
- Accutane (ITR) embryopathy syndrome
- Mermaid sirenomelia, Mermaid sirenomelia (disorder), Siren, Sirenoform monster, Sirenoform monster (disorder), Sirenomelia, Sirenomelia mermaid or sympus, Sirenomelus, Symelia, Symmelia, Symmelus, Sympodia, Sympus, Sympus apus, Syrenomelus
The sirenomelia known too as “Mermaid Syndrome” is a congenital deformity where the legs are glued together and that makes them look like mermaid tails. What causes the Sirenomelia is the failure of a normal vascular supply from the lower aorta in the utero.
- External Links Related to Sirenomelia deformity - Causes
- PubMed (National Library of Medicine)
- NGC (National Guideline Clearinghouse)
- Medscape (eMedicine)
- Harrison's Online (accessmedicine)
- NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)