McKenzie Wallace died just five days after being born because of a heart defect linked to rare genetic disorder Ivemark
syndrome with agenesis of the corpus callosum: a case report with a review of the literature.
But brave Bethany - dubbed the Jigsaw Kid - has defied all the odds after being diagnosed with the extremely rare genetic disorder Ivemark
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But proud parents Lisa, 37, and Robert, 44, who also have three teenage boys, know they have to keep a constant eye on her.
Cystic transformation of the pancreas has also been described in a variety of congenital syndromes (187) including Ivemark
syndrome, trisomy 13 or 15, Meckel-Gruber syndrome, Elejalde syndrome, glutaric aciduria, chondrodysplasia, short-rib polydactyly syndrome (Jeune syndrome and Saldino-Noonan type), (188) and others with no specific name.