European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 144, Issue 1, pp 80–82 | Cite as

Caudal dysplasia and femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome: different manifestations of the same disorder?

  • F. Riedel
  • Ursula Froster-Iskenius
Short Communications


The Caudal Dysplasia syndrome and the Femoral Hypoplasia-Unusual Facies syndrome have been reported to be more frequent among infants of diabetic mothers. We report a newborn girl who presented with features compatible with both syndromes. The possibility that both conditions represent different manifestations of the same disorder is discussed.

Key words

Caudal dysplasia Femoral hypoplasia Unusual facies syndrome Maternal diabetes 



Infant of diabetic mother syndrome


Femoral Hypoplasia-Unusual Facies syndrome


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Authors and Affiliations

  • F. Riedel
    • 1
  • Ursula Froster-Iskenius
    • 2
  1. 1.Klinik für PädiatrieMedizinische Hochschule LübeckLübeckFederal Republic of Germany
  2. 2.Institut für HumangenetikMedizinische Hochschule LübeckLübeckFederal Republic of Germany

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