VACTERL association

(redirected from VACTER syndrome)

VACTERL association

a nonrandom association of congenital anomalies similar to the VATER association but also including cardiac and limb anomalies; the cause is unknown.

VACTERL association

An acronym for a rare congenital syndrome of birth defects, specifically vertebral abnormalities, anal atresia, cardiac structural anomalies, tracheoesophageal fistula, esophageal atresia, renal maldevelopment, and limb aplasias.