Further delineation of the opitz G/BBB syndrome: Report of an infant with complex congenital heart disease and bladder exstrophy, and review of the literature

Zev Jacobson, Julie Glickstein, Terry Hensle, Robert W. Marion

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The combination of complex congenital heart disease (double outlet right ventricle with pulmonary atresia, malalignment ventriculoseptal defect, right-sided aortic arch with left ductus arteriosus) and bladder exstrophy occurred in an infant with Opitz syndrome. Neither of these defects has previously been reported in association with Opitz syndrome. These malformations, which are midline defects, further characterize this syndrome as an impairment in midline development. The spectrum of congenital heart disease and genitourinary anomalies seen in Opitz syndrome is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)294-299
Number of pages6
JournalAmerican journal of medical genetics
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Jul 7 1998



  • Bladder exstrophy
  • Complex congenital heart disease
  • Opitz G/BBB syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Genetics(clinical)

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