Classical Cornelia de Lange syndrome in a neonate

Abdul Tawab, Madhu George, Ann Mary Zacharias


Cornelia de Lange syndrome is a rare developmental disorder syndrome involving multiple systems characterized by facial dysmorphism limb deformities, hirsutism, cardiac defects, growth and cognitive retardation, and gastrointestinal abnormalities. The features of this disorder range from mild to severe.  We present here a case of preterm newborn with Classical Cornelia de Lange syndrome with heterozygous mutation in NIBPL gene.


Cornelia de Lange syndrome, Congenital anomalies, Neonate

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