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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 78-80

Complete sternal cleft - A rare congenital malformation and its repair in a 3-month-old boy: A case report


Department of Paediatric Surgery, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Prashant S Patil
Ward 1A, Paediatric Surgery Ward, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-9261.176961

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Complete midline sternal cleft is a rare congenital anomaly resulting from failed midline ventral fusion of the sternal bars. Very few cases of complete sternal cleft have been described in literature. We present a case of complete sternal cleft in a 3-month-old child. The patient underwent primary closure of the defect using stainless steel wires.






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