Volume 9/Issue 5, September 2013
Athanasios Konstantinidis, Anthony Emmerson
VACTERL is an acronym for a combination of congenital malformations of the vertebrae, anus, cardiac tissue, trachea, oesophagus, renal tissue and limbs. This report describes the case of a preterm infant who was diagnosed with VACTERL associated with hydrocephalus (VACTERL-H). The features of VACTERL/VACTERL-H and the basic principles of diagnosis and management
at birth are reviewed.
Konstantinidis A., Emmerson A. VACTERL-H syndrome Infant 2013; 9(5): 158-61.