Epignathus, hypolastic left heart syndrome, and trisomy 18 in a small for gestational age female twin

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S. Rugolotto *
A. Bertolini
I. Cogo
A. Pietrobelli
S. Pecori
M. Furlani
E.M. Padovani
(*) Corresponding Author:
S. Rugolotto | simone.rugolotto@ospedaleuniverona.it


We describe a rare association of hypoplastic left heart syndrome, trismony 18, and epignathus in a 970 g female twin born at 37 weeks of gestational age. She died at 24 hours of age. Neonatologists and obstetricians should be aware of this rare association for a thorough prenatal counselling.

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