Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in a Patient with Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome
- Corresponding Author:
- Christy G. Mumphrey
Division of Neonatology
Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, USA
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Received March 01, 2016; Accepted April 29, 2016; Published May 05, 2016
Citation: Mumphrey CG, Barkemeyer B, Zambrano RM (2016) Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome in a Patient with Fetal Hydantoin Syndrome. J Neonatal Biol 5:217. doi:10.4172/2167-0897.1000217
Copyright: © 2016 Mumphrey CG, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
We report a patient with fetal hydantoin syndrome and hypoplastic left heart. Only three other cases with this association have been described. This case also highlights the importance genetic variation plays in the phenotypic variability of teratogens and the importance of good prenatal care to minimize risk of teratogenesis.