Extending the scope of the VATER association: Definition of the VATER syndrome
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(7) reported about a case of a 15-year-old patient presenting with VATER syndrome
, chronic renal failure, and penile duplication, including a hypoplastic lower urinary tract.
Though our patient had congenital thumb hypoplasia and cervical scoliosis in addition to TEF but other associations like anal atresia, cardiac defects or renal malformations of VACTERAL or VATER syndrome
were not found.
Autopsy of a 1-day-old newborn with VATER syndrome
revealed various temporal bone pathologies .
In contrast, congenital absence of the LHB tendon has a higher reported association with shoulder instability as well as with other congenital abnormalities including VATER syndrome
, spina bifida, and congenital limb abnormalities [2, 4].
VA is the expanded acronym for the nonrandom association of multiple birth defects originally described as the VATER syndrome
.  The term 'association' is thought to be more appropriate than a syndrome as the features are not pathogenetically linked but rather tend to occur more frequently in such a group than in the general population.
The trainee child carer was born with the rare genetic condition VATER Syndrome
, which affects just 16 in every 100,000 babies and results in a number of defects and abnormalities.
Katy was born with the rare genetic condition VATER Syndrome
, an association of which is called VACTERL, which affects just 16 in every 100,000 babies and results in a number of defects and abnormalities.
Affected by a particularly nasty condition known as VATER Syndrome
that 16 in 100,000 people are born with, Sami has had three surgeries with more to come in the years ahead.
Fergus had life-saving heart surgery for Vater syndrome
, which affects his breathing and he has to wear a "life-line" which connects his oesophagus.
According to a news release from the Children's Miracle Network, Hansen was born at Sacred Heart Medical Center with a birth defect known as VATER Syndrome
, a complex condition that affects, among other things, her vertebrae, trachea and esophagus.
My 17-yr-old son has Klinefelter syndrome, VATER syndrome
, Homer's syndrome, and brain damage from a lack of oxygen at birth.