The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 71, Issue 4, pp 359–361 | Cite as

Short rib polydactyly syndrome—type I

  • S. Sridhar
  • Ravi Kishore
  • Niranjan Thomas
  • Atanu Kumar Jana
Clinical Brief


Short rib polydactyly syndrome (SRPS) consists of a group of lethal skeletal dysplasias presenting with short limbs and ribs, hypoplastic thorax and polydactyly with or without visceral abnormalities. The authors report a case of SRPS in a fresh stillborn baby who had these features along with dysplastic kidneys. Clinical and radiological findings in this baby were consistent with SRPS-Type I (Saldino-Noonan Type). The diagnosis of SRPS, as in this case, can be made by antenatal ultrasonography

Key words

Short rib polydactyly Hypoplastic lungs Saldino-Noonan syndrome 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Sridhar
    • 1
  • Ravi Kishore
    • 1
  • Niranjan Thomas
    • 1
  • Atanu Kumar Jana
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyChristian Medical College HospitalTamil NaduIndia

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