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Hypoplasia of the left first rib in a child with Down's syndrome and an endocardial cushion defect
  1. David B. Altman,
  2. Constantine E. Anagnostopoulos1,
  3. C. Frederick Kittle
  1. Department of Surgery, Section of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, University of Chicago, Division of Biological Sciences and the Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60637


    A case is reported of a child with Down's syndrome having a hypoplastic left first rib and an endocardial cushion defect. To our knowledge, a similar entity has not been reported.

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