Double aortic arch with double aneuploidy-rare anomaly in combined Down and Klinefelter syndrome

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A 14-month-old boy with double aneuploidy and a double aortic arch suffered from frequently recurrent severe feeding and respiratory problems. Chromosomal analysis showed a 48,XXY + 21 karyotype: a double aneuploidy of Down syndrome (DS) and Klinefelter syndrome (KS). Only four cases of double aneuploidy (DS + KS) associated with congenital heart defects have been published of which none had a double aortic arch. Our case report should draw attention to the possibility of a double aortic arch in patients with severe feeding and respiratory problems and a double aneuploidy
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Pages (from-to)1479-1481
JournalEuropean journal of pediatrics
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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