Polysplenia

Common Name(s)

Polysplenia

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Heterotaxy Foundation

The Heterotaxy Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise funds for research and promote awareness of a rare disease called Heterotaxy Syndrome.

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013

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Following organizations serve the condition "Polysplenia" for support, advocacy or research.

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Heterotaxy Foundation

The Heterotaxy Foundation is a non-profit organization created to raise funds for research and promote awareness of a rare disease called Heterotaxy Syndrome.

http://www.heterotaxy.org

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2013

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Polysplenia" returned 27 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Perinatal and infant outcomes of prenatal diagnosis of heterotaxy syndrome (asplenia and polysplenia).
 

Author(s): Maria C Escobar-Diaz, Kevin Friedman, Yishay Salem, Gerald R Marx, Brian T Kalish, Terra Lafranchi, Rahul H Rathod, Sitaram Emani, Tal Geva, Wayne Tworetzky

Journal: Am. J. Cardiol.. 2014 Aug;114(4):612-7.

 

Patients with heterotaxy syndrome (HS) have a range of anomalies and outcomes. There are limited data on perinatal outcomes after prenatal diagnosis. To determine the factors influencing perinatal and infant outcomes, we analyzed prenatal and postnatal variables in fetuses with HS ...

Last Updated: 4 Aug 2014

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[Polysplenia / levoisomerism].
 

Author(s): Agustina Sosa Beláustegui, Julia Muzio, Andrea Marchioni, Ana C Cohen, Mariano Volpacchio

Journal: Medicina (B Aires). 2014 ;74(2):120.

 

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2014

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Spontaneous abdominal arteriovenous fistula and polysplenia in a child presenting with brain abscess.
 

Author(s): Saugata Acharyya, Kakoli Acharyya

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Spontaneous arteriovenous communications below the diaphragm is a very rare condition. Its association with polysplenia has perhaps not yet been reported in children. We reported a case in a 9-year-old boy presenting with acute onset of fever, vomiting, headache, seizures and altered ...

Last Updated: 2 Sep 2013

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The terms "Polysplenia" returned 2 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Polysplenia syndrome with agenesis of the dorsal pancreas and preduodenal portal vein presenting with obstructive jaundice--a case report and literature review.
 

Author(s): J P Low, D Williams, J R Chaganti

Journal: Br J Radiol. 2011 Nov;84(1007):e217-20.

 

Polysplenia, as part of the heterotaxy syndrome, is a rare embryological disorder which results from failure of development of the usual left-right asymmetry of organs. It is often associated with cardiac and biliary abnormalities, which are the usual causes of death in early neonatal ...

Last Updated: 20 Oct 2011

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Dorsal pancreas agenesis and polysplenia/heterotaxy syndrome: a novel association with aortic coarctation and a review of the literature.
 

Author(s): Suraj Kapa, Ferga C Gleeson, Santhi Swaroop Vege

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Agenesis of the dorsal pancreas is very rare and may be associated with other congenital disease states. It has a rare association with polysplenia/heterotaxy syndrome. Most commonly, these states occur due to errors in development of the asymmetric organs and may be associated with ...

Last Updated: 12 Jul 2007

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Molecular Genetics of Heterotaxy and Related Congenital Heart Defects
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Heterotaxy Syndrome; Congenital Heart Defects

 

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2015

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