VACTERL syndrome

  • Facts:
    Refers to the abnormalities in structures derived from the embryonic mesoderm
  • History / PE:
    V - Vertebral anomalies
    A - Anal atresia
    C - Cardiovascular anomalies
    T - Tracheoesophageal fistula
    E - Esophageal atresia
    R - Renal and/or radial anomalies
    L - Limb defects
  • Differential Diagnosis:
    Klippel Feil syndrome
    Goldenhar syndrome
  • Risk Factors:
    Diabetic mothers

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August 26th 2010