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Sirenomelia (mermaid syndrome) Rare developmental abnormality (incidence of 0.8-1 case /100000 births), male to female ratio 3:1. Characteristics include a single fused lower limb with multiple urogenital and anorectal malformations, the condition has been associated with maternal diabetes. Named after the mythical Greek sirens.

Links: Image - Sirenomelia infant | Image - Sirenomelia x-ray | Limb Abnormalities | Maternal Diabetes


<pubmed>24027712</pubmed>| J Clin Neonatol.


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