Intractable Rare Dis Res. 2016;5(2):121-123. (DOI: 10.5582/irdr.2016.01010)
A case of split notochord syndrome: Presenting with respiratory failure in the neonatal period.
Coskun Y, Akman I, Demir MK, Yapicier O, Somuncu S
Split notochord syndrome (SNS) is a very rare congenital anomaly. This report describes a male newborn with a neuroenteric cyst in the posterior mediastinum and multiple vertebrae anomalies presenting with respiratory failure and pulmonary hypertension. This report also discusses the embryological development and the etiologic theories of SNS.