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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 259-261

Pentalogy of cantrell: Reconstructive challenges of two complete cases in a resource-constrained setting


1 Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria
2 Department of Surgery, Cardiothoracic Unit, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria
3 Department of Anaesthesia, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria
4 Department of Surgery, Plastic Surgery Unit, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria
5 Department of Paediatrics, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra, Nigeria

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Dr. Nwanneka Ogechukwu Ugwu
Department of Surgery, Paediatric Surgery Unit, Nnamdi Azikiwe University Teaching Hospital, Nnewi, Anambra State
Nigeria
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DOI: 10.4103/jiaps.JIAPS_127_20

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Pentalogy of Cantrell (POC) is a very rare congenital anomaly and treatment has remained a challenge worldwide owing to extensive reconstructive surgeries, more so in resource-constrained settings. We, therefore, report two cases of complete POC. Both successfully underwent planned reconstructions by a multidisciplinary team. The techniques and challenges are hereby highlighted.






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