Acta Scientific Paediatrics (ISSN: 2581-883X)

Case Report Volume 5 Issue 10

Phocomelia: A Case Report

Edwin Dias1*, Abu Farhaz Ali2 and Kavya3

1Professor and HOD Department of Pediatrics, Senior Adjunct Professor, Srinivas University, Director of Research and Publication, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mukka, Mangalore, India
2Junior Resident, Department of Pediatrics, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Center, India
3Intern, Srinivas Institute of Medical Science and Research Centre, India

*Corresponding Author: Edwin Dias, Professor and HOD Department of Pediatrics, Senior Adjunct Professor, Srinivas University, Director of Research and Publication, Srinivas Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Mukka, Mangalore, India.

Received: August 08, 2022; Published: September 29, 2022


To report a case of left upper limb phocomelia in a monochorionic, monoamniotic twin pregnancy. It is an extremely rare congenital disorder. On antenatal ultrasound examination it was not associated with any other major anomalies. The differential diagnosis of this condition includes thrombocytopenia-absent radius (TAR) syndrome and Robert syndrome. Twin A was affected, twin B was normal. On the basis of Normal karyotyping and with no other major structural anomalies the leading diagnostic case encompasses of either TAR syndrome or Robert syndrome.

Keywords: Upper Limb Phocomelia; Twin Pregnancy


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Citation: Edwin Dias., et al. “Phocomelia: A Case Report”. Acta Scientific Paediatrics 5.10 (2022): 29-31.


Copyright: © 2022 Edwin Dias., 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.


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