S-Space College of Medicine/School of Medicine (의과대학/대학원) Dept. of Medicine (의학과) The Seoul Journal of Medicine The Seoul Journal of Medicine Vol. 36 No.1 (1995)
Failure to Thrive and Multiple Anomalies in a Newborn: Edwards Syndrome (CPC 95-1)
- Chi, Je G.; Chang, Yun-Sil
- Issue Date
- Seoul J Med, Vol.36 No.1, pp. 47-52
- A 3 hour-old male baby was admitted to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of Sowha Children's
Hospital due to low birth weight
He was delivered to a 32 year-old mother by normal vaginal delivery at a local obstetric clinic
at 39 weeks' gestational age with: birth 'I/eight of 1,850gm. There was no history of premature rupture
of membrane or maternal fever before delivery On admission, his vital signs were as follows:
BP 60/40 mmHg, respiration rate 40/min, heart rate 120/min, body temperature 36°C He was pale
In appearance and weak In movement The fontanelles were normotensive The face was symmetrical
But micrognathia and low set ears were noted. HIs respiration was weak with a grade IIIVI
murmur audible at the left sternal border There were 2 arteries and a vein In the umbilical cord.
The baby had abnormally clenched fists and rockerbottom feet, Moro reflex was weak.