Case Report of Chondrodysplasia Punctata: A Rare Complication of Hyperemesis Gravidarum
Kerbala Journal of Medicine,
2018, Volume 11, Issue 2, Pages 4064-4067
AbstractChondrodysplasia punctata is a very rare congenital disorder characterized by abnormal calcification within growing cartilage at the ends of the long bones affecting their growth. It has seen in inherited and acquired disorders. Acquired cases may be seen in infants of mothers with deranged vitamin K metabolism during pregnancy as in severe hyperemesis gravidarum. We report 2.5 years girl with features of chondrodysplasia punctata in whom maternal prenatal pregnancy history was remarkable of hyperemesis gravidarum. According to my information, this is the first recorded case in holy Karbala governorate.
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