Summary of Patau syndrome
Flashcards on Patau syndrome
Four common physical attributes found in patients with Patau syndrome are .
Questions on Patau syndrome
A 6-hour-old male delivered at 37 weeks’ gestation is found to have a lesion on the right side of his scalp, as shown in the image below. On further inspection, the lesion is non-inflammatory and involves both the epidermis and upper dermis. The infant was delivered by normal vaginal delivery and has microcephaly and polydactyly of the right hand. The mother had little prenatal care and has no past medical history, aside from hyperthyroidism which was treated with methimazole throughout the pregnancy. Which of the following is the most likely diagnosis?